Assessment Questions for Basic Quantum Chemistry


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    1. The two common atomic structure models are...


    2. True or False: When electrons move between orbitals, they use or release energy.


    3. In the equation

      h represents which constant?

      (a)Rydberg's constant
      (b)Atomic mass constant
      (c)Planck's constant

    4. The Bohr model is states _____ while the Quantum model is states ________.

      (a)electrons are one a set path however, their exact location cannot be calculated; electrons are not particles but have wavelike characteristics
      (b)electrons are one a set path allowing thier location to be calculated; electrons are not particles but have wavelike characteristics
      (c)none of the above

    5. The Schroëdinger's Equation calculations the properties of ___________.


    6. The Hamiltonian calculates which of the following?

      (a)kinetic energy of the electrons
      (b)term to describe the attraction of the electrons to the nuclei
      (c)term to describe the repulsive force of a nuclei with another nuclei
      (d)all of the above

    7. The probability of locating an electron is calculated by the ___________.

      (a)square of the Hamiltonian
      (b)square of the wavefunction
      (c)square of the energy of the system


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