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Each of the following questions consists of two statements, I in the left-hand column and II in the right-hand column. For each question, determine whether statement I is true or false and whether statement II is true or false. Select the appropriate answer combination from the choices below. Choices with a filled CE oval denote that statement II is a correct explanation of the true statement I.

Diamond has a high melting point
BECAUSE
in a diamond crystal, the carbon atoms are held in place by ionic bonds.

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The figure shows a sample answer grid for question number one hundred one. Option (A) shows the sample answer grid that has a true and a false bubble option for the Roman numeral I statement, a true and false bubble option for the Roman numeral II statement, and a single bubble option for C E. For the Roman numeral I statement the true bubble is filled in, for the Roman numeral II statement the true bubble is filled in, and the C E bubble is filled in.

Correct Answer: 
No

The figure shows a sample answer grid for question number one hundred one. Option (B) shows the sample answer grid that has a true and false bubble option for the Roman numeral I statement, a true and false bubble option for the Roman numeral II statement, and a single bubble option for C E. For the Roman numeral I statement the true bubble is filled in, for the Roman numeral II statement the true bubble is filled in, and the C E bubble is NOT filled in.

Correct Answer: 
No

The figure shows a sample answer grid for question number one hundred one. Option (C) shows the sample answer grid that has a true and false bubble option for the Roman numeral I statement, a true and false bubble option for the Roman numeral II statement, and a single bubble option for C E. For the Roman numeral I statement the true bubble is filled in, for the Roman numeral II statement the false bubble is filled in, and the C E bubble is NOT filled in.

Correct Answer: 
Yes

The figure shows a sample answer grid for question number one hundred one. Option (D) shows the sample answer grid that has a true and false bubble option for the Roman numeral I statement, a true and false bubble option for the Roman numeral II statement, and a single bubble option for C E. For the Roman numeral I statement the false bubble is filled in, for the Roman numeral II statement the true bubble is filled in, and the C E bubble is NOT filled in.

Correct Answer: 
No

The figure shows a sample answer grid for question number one hundred one. Option (E) shows the sample answer grid that has a true and false bubble option for the Roman numeral I statement, a true and false bubble option for the Roman numeral II statement, and a single bubble option for C E. For the Roman numeral I statement the false bubble is filled in, for the Roman numeral II statement the false bubble is filled in, and the C E bubble is NOT filled in.

Correct Answer: 
No

It is true that diamond melts at a very high temperature (over 3 comma 500 degree text C end text). Substances with ionic bonding do have high melting points, but the bonding in diamond is network covalent, not ionic. (Note that unless both statements are true, it is not necessary to determine whether the second statement is a correct explanation of the first statement.)

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medium