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2. What is the structure of Buckministerfullerene?

  • A spherical simple molecular structure with 60 carbon atoms and 32 sides
  • A spherical simple molecular structure with 50 carbon atoms and 70 sides.
  • A spherical giant molecular structure with 100 carbon atoms and 42 sides
  • A nanotube with 33 carbon atoms and 60 sides

3. What are nanotubes being used in, aside from the destruction of cancerous cells?

  • An oxidising agent
  • Bearings
  • Cosmetic preparations
  • Electrode material

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

  • Diamond
  • Nanotubes
  • Graphite
  • Amorphous carbon

5. What is an issue with the use of nanotubes?

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

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