What Do You Think You Know About Methane

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What Do You Think You Know About Methane

Methane is a chemical compound that has the chemical formula CH4. The compound is a group-14 hybrid and it is also the most basic alkane known. On that note, how about some questions?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Natural methane is found both below ground and under the?
    • A. 

      Sea floor

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Earth

    • D. 

      Atmosphere

  • 2. 
    When it reaches the surface and the atmosphere, it is known as?
    • A. 

      Atmosphere

    • B. 

      Earth

    • C. 

      Hydrogen

    • D. 

      Atmospheric methane

  • 3. 
    Methane is used as a fuel for ovens, homes, water heaters and?
    • A. 

      Kilns

    • B. 

      Automobiles

    • C. 

      Turbines

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Methane was first scientifically identified by?
    • A. 

      Italian

    • B. 

      Switzerland

    • C. 

      Franklin

    • D. 

      A and B only

  • 5. 
    Methane is a tetrahedral molecule with four equivalent?
    • A. 

      C-H bonds

    • B. 

      Alkaline

    • C. 

      PH

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    At room temperature and standard pressure, methane is a?
    • A. 

      Colorless

    • B. 

      Odorless gas

    • C. 

      Alkaline earth metal

    • D. 

      A and B only

  • 7. 
    Solid state exists in several modifications, presently, the number of known solid methane is?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      9

  • 8. 
    The primary chemical reactions of methane are?
    • A. 

      Combustion

    • B. 

      Steam reforming

    • C. 

      Halogenation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    In general, methane reactions are difficult to? 
    • A. 

      Control

    • B. 

      Contain

    • C. 

      Tame

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    The species M* signifies an energetic third body, from which energy is transferred during a?
    • A. 

      Molecular collision

    • B. 

      Chemical reaction

    • C. 

      Hydrocarbon

    • D. 

      None of the above

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