Napoleon's Buttons Chapter 5

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1.  Which of the following is NOT a property of explosive reactions?
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2.  Whose experiments with nitric acid led to the discovery of nitroglycerin, the explosive component in dynamite?
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3.  Which of the following is NOT a component of gunpowder?
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4.  All explosive reactions produce large amounts of heat.  What type of reactions are these?
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5.  Which of the following was often to refered to as "Chinese snow"?
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6.  Which of the following is a starting material for making nitric acid?
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7.  What are the differneces between the structures of nitroglycerin and pentaerythritoltetranitrate (PETN)?
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8.  Which of the following is responsible for the propulsion of a cannonball or bullet?
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9.  Our atmosphere is composed of approximately ________% oxygen gas and __________% nitrogen gas.
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10.  Which of the following coefficient groups correctly balances the equation for the chemical reaction for the explosion of gunpowder?
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11.  As well as being a molecule found in explosivses, nitric oxide, (NO) ,has many physiological roles. Which of the following is NOT one of the physiological roles of NO?
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12.  What gives the structure of a diatomic nitrogen molecule its stability?
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13.  Which of the following is the definition of an isomer?
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14.  Although the structures of explosive molecules vary widely most often they contain a(n)
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15.  Of the four compunds listed, which one does NOT contain a nitro group
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