Allotropes of carbon

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1. 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
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2. Why is graphite slippery?

  • The weak bonds between the layers are easily broken.
  • The bonds between each carbon atom break easily.
  • Each carbon atom is bonded to three others at 120· which make it easy to break the bonds.

3. Fullerenes are commonly used for

  • wiring
  • delivering drug into specific cells of the body
  • fermentation in cooking
  • To make hard substances for saws

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

  • Buckminsterfullerene
  • Buckminsterfullereneball
  • Buckmisterball
  • Buckminsterballfullerene

5. Which type of bonding do they have?

  • Ionic bonds
  • There are no bonds
  • Covalent bonds
  • Metallic bonds


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