Properties and combustion of alcohols

We will be describing the physical properties of alcohols and the combustion of alcohols. We will also be identifying scientific variables and explaining the steps used to investigate the energy released from the combustion of alcohols.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What functional group is present in all alcohols?

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Q2.All alcohols have a name ending in:

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Q3.Which of the following are uses of alcohols?

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Q4.What is the maximum number of covalent bonds that a carbon atom can have?

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Q5.True or false: Displayed formulae show all the atoms and bonds in a molecule.

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Q6.Which of the following conditions apply to the production of ethanol using hydration:

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Q7.What is meant by the term homologous series?

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Q8.What type of reaction is the reaction between an alkene (e.g. ethene) and water?

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Q9.What are the two products of cracking?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What functional group is present in all alcohols?

1/9

Q2.All alcohols have a name ending in:

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Q3.Which of the following are uses of alcohols?

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Q4.What is the maximum number of covalent bonds that a carbon atom can have?

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Q5.True or false: Displayed formulae show all the atoms and bonds in a molecule.

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Q6.Which of the following conditions apply to the production of ethanol using hydration:

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Q7.What is meant by the term homologous series?

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Q8.What type of reaction is the reaction between an alkene (e.g. ethene) and water?

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Q9.What are the two products of cracking?

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Properties and combustion of alcohols

This quiz will test your understanding of the properties and combustion of alcohols, and it also contains some revision questions from previous lessons in this topic.

Q1.True or false: Alcohols are insoluble

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Q2.When universal indicator is added to an alcohol, what colour does universal indicator turn?

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Q3.What gas is produced when a group 1 metal reacts with an alcohol?

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Q4.What pH is the pH of a neutral solution?

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Q5.The diagram shows the energy profile diagram for a combustion reaction. The combustion of alcohols is an example of an exothermic reaction because...

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Q6.What are the products of the complete combustion of an alcohol?

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Q7.Which statement best describes an independent variable?

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Q8.What word should you always use when describing a quantity of any liquid?

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Q9.A student wants to investigate the following hypothesis linked to the combustion of alcohol: 'The greater the number of carbon atoms in the alcohol, the more energy is released when they burn'. What is the independent variable?

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Q10.A student wants to investigate the following hypothesis linked to the combustion of alcohol: 'The greater the number of carbon atoms in the alcohol, the more energy is released when they burn'. What is the dependent variable?

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Quiz:

Properties and combustion of alcohols

This quiz will test your understanding of the properties and combustion of alcohols, and it also contains some revision questions from previous lessons in this topic.

Q1.True or false: Alcohols are insoluble

1/10

Q2.When universal indicator is added to an alcohol, what colour does universal indicator turn?

2/10

Q3.What gas is produced when a group 1 metal reacts with an alcohol?

3/10

Q4.What pH is the pH of a neutral solution?

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Q5.The diagram shows the energy profile diagram for a combustion reaction. The combustion of alcohols is an example of an exothermic reaction because...

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Q6.What are the products of the complete combustion of an alcohol?

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Q7.Which statement best describes an independent variable?

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Q8.What word should you always use when describing a quantity of any liquid?

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Q9.A student wants to investigate the following hypothesis linked to the combustion of alcohol: 'The greater the number of carbon atoms in the alcohol, the more energy is released when they burn'. What is the independent variable?

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Q10.A student wants to investigate the following hypothesis linked to the combustion of alcohol: 'The greater the number of carbon atoms in the alcohol, the more energy is released when they burn'. What is the dependent variable?

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Lesson summary: Properties and combustion of alcohols

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