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Unit Quiz

Organic Chemistry

This quiz will help you to assess your learning of key concepts and knowledge in this unit.

Q1.When drawing any hydrocarbon, the maximum number of covalent bonds that each carbon can have is:

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Q2.State the colour change observed when bromine water is added to an alkene.

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Q3.During an addition reaction, which bonds break?

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Q4.True or false: Alcohols are insoluble

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Q5.When universal indicator is added to an alcohol, what colour does universal indicator turn?

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Q6.What gas is produced when a group 1 metal reacts with an alcohol?

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Q7.What are the products of the complete combustion of an alcohol?

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Q8.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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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 dependent variable?

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Q10.What is the functional group in carboxylic acids?

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Q11.What do the name of all carboxylic acids end in?

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Q12.True or false: Carboxylic acids are weak acids

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Q13.When a carboxylic acid reacts with an alcohol it produces:

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Q14.What is the functional group in an alkene?

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Q15.What is the functional group in an alcohol?

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Q16.What functional group is present in all alcohols?

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Q17.All alcohols have a name ending in:

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Q18.Which of the following are uses of alcohols?

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Q19.What is meant by the term homologous series?

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Q20.What are the two products of cracking?

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Q21.Fractional distillation separates out hydrocarbons based on their...

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Q22.What is the majority of crude oil made up of?

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Q23.Why do long-chain hydrocarbons have higher boiling points?

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Q24.What is the name given to the type of reaction between bromine and alkenes?

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Q25.What monomers make up polypeptides, and ultimately, proteins?

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Q26.What monomers make up DNA?

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Q27.Which of these is an example of a polymer?

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Q28.Which statement below best describes a polymer?

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Q29.What small molecule is normally released when a condensation polymer is produced?

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Q30.Which of the crude oil fractions is the most flammable?

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Q31.What does the word 'viscosity' mean?

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Q32.Crude oil is a finite resource. What does this mean?

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Q33.How can we describe a compound that has no double bonds?

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Q34.Which of the alkanes has the formula: CH₄?

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Q35.If an alkane has 5 carbon atoms, how many hydrogen atoms must it have?

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Q36.Where are the lowest temperatures in a fractionating column?

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Q37.Which of the following is the chemical formula for ethane?

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Q38.True or false: Methane is a simple covalent molecule.

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