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Mini-Quiz: Hydrocarbon Bonding

by Ron Kurtus (4 May 2003)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. If Carbon has four electrons in its outer shell, how many electrons must be added to fill the shell?

Eight electrons

You can't add electrons to Carbon

Four electrons

2. What is the formula for Methane?




3. If a hydrocarbon material started burning, what are likely by-products?

Hydrocarbons don't burn


H2O and CO2

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Chemistry. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Life is based on hydrocarbon molecules

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