Chemical Interactions - Properties Of Carbon

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Study of carbon and its properties


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the atomic number for carbon?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Two

  • 2. 
    What is the hardest mineral formed by carbon?
    • A. 

      Graphite

    • B. 

      Carbonite

    • C. 

      Diamond

    • D. 

      Fullerenes

    • E. 

      Nanotube

  • 3. 
    In a nanotube, carbon atoms are arranged in a
    • A. 

      Geodesic dome

    • B. 

      Crystal structure

    • C. 

      Ring

    • D. 

      Long, hollow cylinder or tube

  • 4. 
    What is the lead in a pencil?
    • A. 

      Grapherene

    • B. 

      Impure carbon

    • C. 

      Graphite

    • D. 

      Hydrocarbon

  • 5. 
    How many valence electrons do carbon atoms have?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Zero

  • 6. 
    What are the ways that bonds between atoms can be represented?Make sure the answer includes all the ways.
    • A. 

      Ring and branched

    • B. 

      Branched, ring and straight

    • C. 

      Straight and branched

    • D. 

      Branched, ring, straight and tubed

  • 7. 
    What is a chemical bond?
    • A. 

      A force that holds branched bonds together

    • B. 

      A force that holds chemical experiments together

    • C. 

      A force that hods two carbons together

    • D. 

      A force that holds two atoms together

  • 8. 
    What is the melting point of diamond?
    • A. 

      3000 degrees C

    • B. 

      3500 degrees C

    • C. 

      2500 degrees C

    • D. 

      3500 degrees F

  • 9. 
    Diamonds a re a sold substance that are
    • A. 

      Hard and reactive

    • B. 

      Hard and nonreactive

    • C. 

      Slippery

    • D. 

      Soft and nonreactive

  • 10. 
    What is a nickname for fullerenes?
    • A. 

      Buckybadgers

    • B. 

      Buckydomes

    • C. 

      Geodesic domes

    • D. 

      Buckyballs

  • 11. 
    What are nanotubes good conductors of?(Make sure the answer contains all possible conductors)
    • A. 

      Electricity

    • B. 

      Electricity and gas

    • C. 

      Heat and electricity

    • D. 

      Heat

  • 12. 
    Why does graphite make an excellent lubricant?
    • A. 

      Because it is so slippery

    • B. 

      Because it is so hard

    • C. 

      Because is is nonreactive

    • D. 

      Because it is reactive

  • 13. 
    Few elements have the ability of carbon to
    • A. 

      Bond with itself in a couple of ways

    • B. 

      Bond with itself and other elements in so many different ways

    • C. 

      Bond with diamonds, graphites, fullerenes and nanotubes

    • D. 

      Bond with only alkaline metals

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