Alkanes And Alkenes Quiz

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Alkanes And Alkenes Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not an alkane or alkene?
    • A. 

      1-MethylCycloHexene

    • B. 

      2-2-3-TriMethylButane

    • C. 

      1-Butanol

    • D. 

      2-BromoButane

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      They are highly reactive compounds.

    • B. 

      They are unsaturated hydrocarbons

    • C. 

      Their melting and boiling points decrease down the group

    • D. 

      They are linked together exclusively by single bonds

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      It is when certain compounds have similar molecular but not structural formulas.

    • B. 

      It is when compounds contain the same elements of different isotypes.

    • C. 

      It is when compounds are isolated in their physical states.

    • D. 

      It is when the atoms of a compound are arranged in a haphazard manner.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is / are characteristic of a homologous series of organic compounds?
    • A. 

      Similar structural formula

    • B. 

      Similar chemical properties

    • C. 

      Similar melting and boiling points

    • D. 

      Have a general formula for the series

    • E. 

      Similar molecular sizes

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is MOST UNLIKELY to be a product of cracking?
    • A. 

      Ethene

    • B. 

      Propane

    • C. 

      Naphtha

    • D. 

      Hydrogen gas

  • 6. 
    The general formula of alkanes is CnH2n, while those of alkenes is CnH2n+2. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
  • 8. 
    Which of the following is / are true of the process of Polymerisation?
    • A. 

      It involves heat, great pressure and the presence of a catalyst.

    • B. 

      It is the process of breaking down a large molecule into smaller molecules.

    • C. 

      It is a free radical reaction

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      They have a higher melting point relative to polysaturated fats.

    • B. 

      They lack hydrogen atoms on their molecules.

    • C. 

      They contain only carbon-carbon single bonds.

    • D. 

      They are present in oil from lard.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      The carbon atom on the compound from which a branch will occur.

    • B. 

      The number of carbon atoms that will branch out from the compound.

    • C. 

      The number of carbon atoms in total in the compound.

    • D. 

      The number of compounds of MethylButane.