Covalent bond is also known as ___________ bond. A. Electrovalent

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Covalent bond is also known as ___________ bond.

A. Electrovalent

B. Electrolytic

C. Heteropolar

D. Homopolar

This question was addressed to me by my college director while I was bunking the class.

Question is taken from Bonding in Solids topic in division Solid Solutions & Crystallography of Engineering Material & Metallurgy

Right answer is D. Homopolar

Easiest explanation: Covalent bonds are primary bonds which are formed when electrons are exchanged between atoms. It is also called as a homopolar bond. An ionic bond can also be called a heteropolar of the electrovalent bond.