Snapquiz - Uses of Alkanes and Alkenes

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Question 1. Which key feature gives alkenes different properties to alkanes?

A carbon-carbon double bond.
A different number of carbon atoms.
A greater number of hydrogen atoms.
An oxygen atom.


Question 2. What would we observe if we added bromine water to an alkene?

The bromine water would remain colourless.
The bromine water would go from colourless to brown.
The bromine water would go from brown to colourless.
The bromine water would remain brown.


Question 3. What would we observe if we added bromine water to an alkane?

The bromine water would remain colourless.
The bromine water would go from colourless to brown.
The bromine water would remain brown.
The bromine water would go from brown to colourless.


Question 4. What useful reaction can alkenes perform that alkanes can't?

Evaporation.
Oxidation.
Combustion.
Polymerisation.


Question 5. What does 'unsaturated' mean when referring to a hydrocarbon?

The molecule is safe to eat.
The molecule has room for more atoms.
The molecule isn't long enough.
The molecule cannot be polymerised.


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