9.2.1 Ethylene & polymers
1
What type of reaction involves the opening the opening of a double bond in the monomer in order to join onto neighbouring monomers?
2
What is the systematic name of the following structure?


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3
Polystyrene is a hard rigid plastic that can be readily remoulded. The strength of this polymer is due to
4
What is the correct systematic name for the monomer used to produce polyvinylchloride or PVC?
5
The following monomer is used to make what series of products?


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6
What is the product X called which is obtained from the steam cracking of ethane?


C2H6 graphicX + H2

7
What reagent could be used to readily distinguish cyclohexane from cyclohexane?
8
Ethylene (ethene) contains a highly reactive double bond that supplies electrons to other reactants.
 
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Ethylene can be readily transformed into many useful products.
Which of the following products is correctly matched with it use?
9
During the production of polyethylene two activated chains of varying length collide to produce a stable polymer chain. This step occurs at during the
10
Catalytic cracking is used in the petrochemical industry to break down large hydrocarbons into smaller molecules. The following reaction is an example


C10H22  ®  C8H18 +Z


What is the name of product Z?
 
   
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