Introduction To Organic Chemistry

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Organic Chemistry Quizzes & Trivia

Organic chemistry is the study of the structure, properties, composition, reactions, and preparation of carbon-containing compounds, which include not only hydrocarbons but also compounds with any number of other elements. Test out what you understood from your introductory course by answering the quiz below. All the best and keep practicing


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which fuel, on combustion, does not form a pollutant?
    • A. 

      petrol

    • B. 

      natural gas

    • C. 

      hydrogen

    • D. 

      diesel

  • 2. 
    The fractions obtained by fractional distillation of petroleum have different uses. Which fraction and use are correct?
    • A. 

      Bitumen - fuel for lorries and buses

    • B. 

      Kerosene - aircraft fuel

    • C. 

      Petrol - making waxes

    • D. 

      Lubricating oil - surfaces of roads

  • 3. 
    Which fraction from the fractional distillation of petroleum has the lowest boiling point?
    • A. 

      Diesel

    • B. 

      Kerosene

    • C. 

      Lubricating oil

    • D. 

      Petrol

  • 4. 
    Each homologous series has its ___________ _________, which gives rise to its unique chemical properties.
  • 5. 
    Larger hydrocarbons such as kerosene or lubricating oil undergo cracking to produce smaller hydrocarbons such as p_________.