2: Carbon atoms and fatty acids Quiz

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  1. When COOH is attached to a molecule, this makes it a(n)1
  2. A fatty acid is a COOH group attached to a chain of carbons (with H’s attached to them).1
  3. Is oil polar or nonpolar?1
  4. True or false: Hydrogen atoms like to be right next to each other.1
  5. How many bonds can a carbon atom make?1
  6. True or false? Water molecules are very likely to intereact with methane molecules.1
  7. What is one reason that two carbon atoms would bond with each other?1
  8. Which substance will be able to have more drops on a penny?1
  9. Food chemists can open double bonds in a carbon chain and put hydrogens in. If you read good labels you will see this listed as1
  10. What is the “fat” part of a fatty acid?1
  11. How many carbon atoms does propane have?1
  12. Which one of these is not a form of pure carbon?1
  13. How many electrons does a hydrogen atom have?1
  14. Which shape is most similar to a methane molecule?1
  15. Why is COOH called an acid?1
  16. What is the reason that oil and water do not mix?1
  17. How many protons does a carbon atom have? (which is the same as its atomic number)1
  18. CH4 is1
  19. Which type of substance can dissolve in water?1
  20. What makes methane a non-polar molecule?1
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