19+ Chemistry Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

Ethyl pentanoate would be classified as belonging to which derivative group?
Esters
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What will usually happen to matter that is cooled?
It Contracts
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What is the chemical term for a peptide; two amino acids linked together?
An Amide
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What is 37 degrees Celsius in Fahrenheit?
98.6 Degrees F
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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 substance is industrially prepared by the Haber Process?
Ammonia
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What is the formula of sulphuric acid?
H2SO4
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What word means "two or more types of matter are evenly distributed in a mixture"?
Solution
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Which element is commonly used in catalytic converters due to its properties as a reducing agent?
Pt
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What is table salt's chemical name?
Sodium Chloride
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Who is considered the "father" of organic chemistry?
William Perkins
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What is the name of a hydrocarbon with two carbons sp^2 hybridized?
Ethene
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What are electrically charged atoms called?
Ions
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Who discovered calcium and barium?
Sir Humphry Davy
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What number is also the same as proton number and the number of electrons of a neutral atom?
Atomic Number
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What element gives the diamond its blue color?
Boron
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Which element has Na as its chemical symbol?
Sodium
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What is a link between atoms in a molecule called?
Chemical Bond
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What is the pH of a .1 M solution of HCl?
1
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What is the most commonly used material in the manufacturing of semiconductors?
Monocrystalline Silicon
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How many electrons are in the third ring of the atom Chlorine?
7
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What is known as the energy required to start a chemical reaction?
Activation Energy
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What is the main active chemical in marijuana?
Tetrahydrocannabinol
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What particle in an atom has a positive charge?
Proton
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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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