Properties of plastics test questions

1

Most plastics are made from chemicals obtained from which of the following?

2

Which of the following processes are used in the formation of the polymer poly(ethene) from small unsaturated monomers of ethene?

3

During digestion starch is broken down into glucose. What name is given to this process?

4

Which of the following would be formed when a protein is hydrolysed?

5

A football shirt identifies that the material is 100% polyester. Which type of synthetic fibre is polyester?

6

What are the two functional groups needed to make polyesters?

7

What type of reaction was this polymer formed from?

A section of a long chain polymer. Its "backbone" contains the sequence carbon carbon oxygen carbon carbon carbon.

8

What is the name of the monomer used to make this polymer?

Long chain polymer. Open bond to C w/ 2 H, joined to C w/ H and methyl group, joined to C w/ 2 H, joined to C w/ H and methyl group, joined to C w/ 2 H, joined to C w/ H and methyl group, to open bond

9

What type of compound is this?

A diacid and a diamine. The diacid has a carboxyl group at either end. The diamine has an amine group at either end. The amine group is a nitrogen joined to two hydrogens.

10

What is the name of the monomer that is used to produce the polymer poly(buta-1,3-diene)?