Alkanes And Petroleum

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Alkanes And Petroleum

Quiz about alkanes


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  • 1. 
    Which alkane is pictured below?
    • A. 

      Methane

    • B. 

      Propane

    • C. 

      Butane

    • D. 

      Ethane

    • E. 

      Hexane

  • 2. 
    Which alkane is pictured below?
    • A. 

      Methane

    • B. 

      Propane

    • C. 

      Butane

    • D. 

      Ethane

    • E. 

      Hexane

  • 3. 
    Which alkane has 8 carbon atoms?
    • A. 

      Heptane

    • B. 

      Hexane

    • C. 

      Methane

    • D. 

      Butane

    • E. 

      Octane

  • 4. 
    Heptane has 7 carbons and ________ hydrogen atoms
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      18

    • E. 

      20

  • 5. 
    Which alkane has 6 hydrogen atoms attached?
    • A. 

      Propane

    • B. 

      Ethane

    • C. 

      Methane

    • D. 

      Butane

    • E. 

      Hexane

  • 6. 
    Alkanes are made from what two elements:
    • A. 

      Hydrgoen and oxygen

    • B. 

      Hydrogen and nitrogen

    • C. 

      Nitrogen and oxygen

    • D. 

      Carbon and oxygen

    • E. 

      Carbon and hydrogen

  • 7. 
    Is the image of hexane below a straight chin or a branched isomer?
    • A. 

      Straight

    • B. 

      Branched

  • 8. 
    The image below is an isomer (branched chain) form of the alkane ___________.
    • A. 

      Heptane

    • B. 

      Hexane

    • C. 

      Octane

    • D. 

      Pentane

    • E. 

      Nonane

  • 9. 
    What is the name of the alkane pictured below?
    • A. 

      Propane

    • B. 

      Butane

    • C. 

      Ethane

    • D. 

      Methane

    • E. 

      Dodecane

  • 10. 
    Alkanes make up what fuel source
    • A. 

      Hydroelectricity

    • B. 

      Parrafin wax

    • C. 

      Petroleum

    • D. 

      Geothermal

    • E. 

      All types of fuel

  • 11. 
    Can one use petroleum straight from the gound?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 12. 
    How can we seperate petroleum into it's different parts?
    • A. 

      Boiling points and density

    • B. 

      Melting points and viscocity

    • C. 

      Boiling points and melting points

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 13. 
    List 10 things around you that are most likely made from petroleum:
  • 14. 
    Which has the highest boiling point from those listed below?
    • A. 

      Methane

    • B. 

      Ethane

    • C. 

      Propane

    • D. 

      Butane

    • E. 

      Pentane

  • 15. 
    Which has the higest boiling point of those listed below
    • A. 

      Straight Chain Pentane

    • B. 

      Brahced (isomer) Pentane

    • C. 

      Straight Chain Octane

    • D. 

      Branched Isomer Octane

    • E. 

      All of the above have the same Boiling Point

  • 16. 
    In the "rainbow glass" each layer contained sugar and water, but in different concentrations. Despite the fact that each layer had the same ingrediants, why did each colorful layer mix together?
    • A. 

      They had different viscosities

    • B. 

      They had different elements

    • C. 

      They had different velocities

    • D. 

      They had different densities

    • E. 

      They did mix! duh!