Crude oil is a finite resource. Petrol and other fuels are produced from it using fractional distillation and cracking. Combustion products may cause environmental and health problems.
Which of these is a hydrocarbon?
What is the name of the process which separates crude oil into simpler mixtures of hydrocarbon compounds?
Where in the fractionating column will the longest hydrocarbons condense?
At the top
In the middle
At the bottom
Which fraction is used as a fuel for aircraft?
What term could be used to describe a resource which is being made more slowly than it is being used up?
Which of the following is not an alkane?
Which of these alkanes has the highest boiling point?
During complete combustion of butane, what are the chemical products?
Carbon monoxide and water
Water and carbon dioxide
Carbon and water
Which gas produced by the combustion of fossil fuels is generally responsible for producing acid rain?
Which of the following could be the products formed by the cracking of decane, formula C10H22?
C8H18 + C2H4
C5H12 + C5H12