Carbon allotropes

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  • Created on: 10-04-15 17:54

1. What is the structure of Buckministerfullerene?

  • A spherical simple molecular structure with 60 carbon atoms and 32 sides
  • A spherical giant molecular structure with 100 carbon atoms and 42 sides
  • A nanotube with 33 carbon atoms and 60 sides
  • A spherical simple molecular structure with 50 carbon atoms and 70 sides.
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2. What is an issue with the use of nanotubes?

  • They may allow other substances to enter the bloodstream and brain
  • They may make cancer worse
  • They may burn
  • They may remove the protective layer of the skin when reacting with other chemicals.

3. What colour is the solution formed when Buckministerfullerene dissolves in petrol?

  • Deep red
  • Deep orange
  • Black
  • Deep blue

4. Which of the following conducts both heat and electricity?

  • Graphite
  • Diamond
  • Fullerenes
  • Nanotubes

5. Which of the following is composed entirely of interlocking tetrahedral carbon atoms?

  • Diamond
  • Nanotubes
  • Graphite
  • Amorphous carbon

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