Snapquiz - Structure of Alkanes and Alkenes

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Question 1. What is the general formula for an alkane?

CnHn
CnHn+2
CnH2n
CnH2n+2


Question 2. Which of the following statements about alkanes and alkenes is false?

They are all unreactive with sodium.
They are all made from just carbon and hydroden atoms.
They are all flammable.
They will all dissolve in water.


Question 3. If a molecule has four carbon atoms, what should its name start with?

Eth.
Prop.
But.
Meth.


Question 4. What is the general formula for an alkene?

CnH2n
CnH2n+2
CnH2n
CnHn+2


Question 5. If a molecule has three carbon atoms, what should its name start with?

Prop.
Meth.
Eth.
But.


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