Quick quiz on the basics of C1a

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  • Created on: 29-05-14 14:07

1. What is cracking?

  • Crude oil is separated into different fractions, with a similar number of carbon atoms
  • Breaking large hydrocarbons into smaller, more useful hydrocarbons as well as an alkene, which is used for polmerisation
  • Making small hydrocarbons into bigger hydrocarbons
  • Burning fuel to make energy
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2. Fractional distillation is a...

  • physical change
  • good way to separate things
  • chemical reaction
  • thermal decomposition reaction

3. Why does distillation work?

  • Because it has the right conditions
  • Because the liquids have different boiling points
  • Because the liquids are made of one pure substance
  • Because the liquids are mixed up

4. What is crude oil and natural gas made from?

  • The dead remains of marine organisms
  • The dead remains of humans
  • The dead remains of land organisms
  • The old remains of chemicals

5. Small hydrocarbons...

  • are always solid
  • have a high boiling point
  • have a low boiling point and are gaseous
  • are often liquid

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