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2. Which is the name of the first fullerene discovered?

  • Buckminsterballfullerene
  • Buckminsterfullerene
  • Buckmisterball
  • Buckminsterfullereneball

3. Why is graphite less dense than diamond?

  • The sheets have a hexagonal shape.
  • The layers are far apart
  • The bonds formed are weaker.
  • There are many sheets.

4. What is the structure of a fullerene?

  • Five covalent bonds and a free electron
  • Three covalent bonds, without a free electron
  • Three covalent bonds with a free electron
  • Four covalent bonds

5. Fullerenes...

  • are not soluble in organic solvents
  • form brightly coloured solutions in inorganic solvents
  • are soluble in organic solvents
  • can't conduct electricity

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