Short Quiz On Alkanes

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Short Quiz On Alkanes

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following statements concerning alkanes is correct?
    • A. 

      They have the same empirical formula

    • B. 

      They occur naturally in crude oil

    • C. 

      They undergo addition reaction

    • D. 

      They are obtained from fermentation of sugars.

  • 2. 
    A bigger alkane    →         smaller alkane      +         alkene
    • A. 

      Oxidation

    • B. 

      Fractional distillation

    • C. 

      Reduction

    • D. 

      Cracking

  • 3. 
    Which of the following best describes the similarities and differences of compounds, which are isomers?
    • A. 

      Similarities: Differences: Chemical properties Molecular formulae

    • B. 

      Physical properties Chemical properties

    • C. 

      Molecular formulae Structure

    • D. 

      Structure Molecular mass

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is the correct name for this isomer of hexane molecular formula, C6H14?
    • A. 

      1,2-dimethylbutane

    • B. 

      3,3-dimethylbutane

    • C. 

      2,2-dimethylbutane

    • D. 

      1,1-dimethylbutane