Plastics are widely used as they have many useful properties. Most plastics and synthetic fibres are made from chemicals derived from crude oil and are made up of long chain molecules called polymers.
Most plastics are made from chemicals obtained from which of the following?
Which of the following processes are used in the formation of the polymer poly(ethene) from small unsaturated monomers of ethene?
During digestion starch is broken down into glucose. What name is given to this process?
Which of the following would be formed when a protein is hydrolysed?
An amino acid
A football shirt identifies that the material is 100% polyester. Which type of synthetic fibre is polyester?
What are the two functional groups needed to make polyesters?
Carboxyl and hydroxyl
Amine and carboxyl
Diacid and diol
What type of reaction was this polymer formed from?
What is the name of the monomer used to make this polymer?
What type of compound is this?
What is the name of the monomer that is used to produce the polymer poly(buta-1,3-diene)?