State whether covalent substances conduct electricity, and explain why

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2. Why is the boiling point of a larger molecule higher than that of a smaller molecule?

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3. Why do ionic substance have high melting and boiling points?

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4. How can atoms get a full outer shell?

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5. Explain whether solid ionic compounds conduct electricity

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6. A student has drawn a diagram to show the structure of a metallic solid, but forgotten to label the parts. Which of the following correctly lists those parts?

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7. Explain why metals are good conductors of electricity

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8. Describe the formation of a covalent bond

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9. Explain, in terms of its structure, why graphite can act as a lubricant.

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10. In the dot and cross diagram of the outer electrons showing the covalent bonding of carbon dioxide (CO₂), how many electrons should be shown in areas 1, 2, 3 and 4?

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11. State the fomula for the two ions in iron (II) sulfide

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12. Give the definition of a covalent bond

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13. Explain what is meant by electric current

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14. Suggest why buckminsterfullerene, C₆₀, has a low melting point.

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15. Describe the bonding in a metal

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16. Alloys contain different sized positive ions. What properties does this give alloys compared to pure metals?

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17. When can ionic substances conduct electricity?

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18. What is a mixture of metals called?

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19. State a property that makes iron suitable for building

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20. Explain why nitrogen gas, N₂, is a gas at room temperature

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