19+ Chemistry Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

What will usually happen to matter that is cooled?
It Contracts
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What is a link between atoms in a molecule called?
Chemical Bond
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What percentage of acetic acid is legally allowed in vinegar?
5%
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If nitrous oxide is added to an engine, what will the effect be?
Adds More Oxygen To The Engine
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Who discovered calcium and barium?
Sir Humphry Davy
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What is the chemical symbol for lead?
Pb
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Who is considered the "father" of organic chemistry?
William Perkins
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What is table salt's chemical name?
Sodium Chloride
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Which element has the chemical symbol Ca?
Calcium
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What is known as the energy required to start a chemical reaction?
Activation Energy
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What type of property does the water cycle show?
Physical Property
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How many electrons are in the third ring of the atom Chlorine?
7
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What is 37 degrees Celsius in Fahrenheit?
98.6 Degrees F
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What is the most commonly used material in the manufacturing of semiconductors?
Monocrystalline Silicon
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What is the name of a hydrocarbon with two carbons sp^2 hybridized?
Ethene
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What element gives the diamond its blue color?
Boron
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What is the chemical combination of silicon and oxygen called?
Silica
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What term is used for military use of harmful biological agents?
Biological Warfare
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In a triple bond, how many each pi and sigma bonds are there?
Two Pi, One Sigma
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What is an atom that has more electrons than normal referred to as?
Negative Ion
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What element has an atomic number of 40?
Zirconium
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What is the formula of sulphuric acid?
H2SO4
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Which element gained notoriety from poisoning the waters around Japan?
Mercury
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What is the inherent voltage of lithium?
2.7 Volts
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Chemistry Trivia

When we say the word “chemistry” to you, what do you think of? The connection you have with your partner? Or one of the three main sub-topics of science? For those who didn’t already know, chemistry is defined as the study of matter, including its elements and compounds, composition, properties, structure, behavior, and reactions with other substances. These chemistry trivia questions and answers will teach you all about atoms, molecules, and ions galore.

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