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Mini-Quiz: Oxidation

by Ron Kurtus (2 April 2007)

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

1. What happens when hydrogen is oxidated?

Hydrogen does not combine with oxygen

Spontaneous combustion

The oxidation of hydrogen yields water

2. What material will result in rapid oxidation when ignited?


Sodium chloride


3. Does slow oxidation give off light?

Yes, you can see the light in a dark room

No one is sure, because slow oxidation is so rare

No, the temperature does not get high enough to create light

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.

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