Plastics are a group of important materials. They are long-chain molecules called polymers and can be made by joining many monomer units together in a process called polymerisation.
What is the name of the small individual units that can be used to make plastics?
What is the polymer called when chloroethene is used to make a plastic?
Which type of reaction occurs when plastics are made?
What does biodegradable mean?
Something which is disposed of by burning
Can be broken down by bacteria in the soil and rots away
Something which can be easily reshaped
What type of plastic is used in electrical plugs and sockets?
Which of these toxic gases can be released by burning polypropene?
Hydrogen chloride (HCl)
Carbon monoxide (CO)
Hydrogen cyanide (HCN)
Which new material can be used as a plastic that will dissolve?
Which type of material would be best suited for a purpose where low weight, low density and high strength and heat resistance are important?
What is the monomer used to make poly(ethene)?
What is the polymer made from styrene?