Chemistry Questions

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Chemistry Quizzes & Trivia

Topics:The Periodic Table of elementsOrganic and Inorganic ChemistryGas laws


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the atomic symbol of the most electronegative element?
    • A. 

      F

    • B. 

      Cl

    • C. 

      I

    • D. 

      O

    • E. 

      C

  • 2. 
    Which of the following substances are allotropes?
    • A. 

      Carbon-12 and carbon-14

    • B. 

      White gold and fool's gold

    • C. 

      Brass and bronze

    • D. 

      Graphite and buckminsterfullerene

    • E. 

      Diamond and sapphire

  • 3. 
    Who were the three scientists who developed the structure for the alpha helix, a common sight in the secondary structure of proteins?
    • A. 

      Sanger, Pauling, and Crick

    • B. 

      Watson, Crick, and Morgan

    • C. 

      Pauling, Corey, and Branson

    • D. 

      Buchner, Wohler, and Fischer

    • E. 

      Millikan, Soddy, and Rutherford

  • 4. 
    What do you call a group of organic compounds with the general formula of R-COO-R wherein R represents any alkyl group?
    • A. 

      Carboxylic acids

    • B. 

      Ketones

    • C. 

      Aldehydes

    • D. 

      Alcohols

    • E. 

      Esters

  • 5. 
    What substance, specifically an ester, gives pineapple its sweet and fragrant smell?
    • A. 

      Pentyl butyrate

    • B. 

      Ethyl butyrate

    • C. 

      N-pentyl acetate

    • D. 

      Methyl acetate

    • E. 

      Methyl formate

  • 6. 
    These are a group of organometallic compounds with a general formula of R-X or R-Mg-X Where in R represents any alkyl group and X, a halogen.
    • A. 

      Grignard Reagents

    • B. 

      Haloalkanes

    • C. 

      Substituted Hydrocarbons

    • D. 

      Organic Halides

    • E. 

      Saturated Hydrocarbons

  • 7. 
    He was the only man to receive two Nobel Prizes in Chemistry for developing the chain termination method of or the Dideoxy termination method of DNA sequencing and completing the amino acid sequence of insulin.
    • A. 

      Linus Pauling

    • B. 

      Thomas Hunt Morgan

    • C. 

      Albert Fert

    • D. 

      Francis Crick

    • E. 

      Frederick Sanger