Hydrocarbons Key Words and Points

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1. What is an isomer

  • Different physical properties but the same molecular formula
  • A type of alkane which is unsaturated
  • The same molecular formula but different structures
  • The same structure but a different molecular formula
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2. What is the process called when alkenes are obtained from larger chain hydrocarbons?

  • Cracking
  • Splitting
  • Fractional Distillation
  • Alkenisation

3. How many bonds can carbon atoms make?

  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 1

4. What is needed for the reaction of methane with bromine?

  • Kinetic Energy
  • UV Light
  • Heat Energy
  • The presence of oxygen and water

5. What does an alkene do to bromine water?

  • Decolourise
  • Turns red from orange
  • Turns green from orange
  • A white smoke is given off when heat is applied


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