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HDHS Trilogy C9 Checkpoint quiz: Crude oil and fuels

Quiz by Alexandra Gill

GCSE (AQA)
Combined Science: Trilogy
English National Curriculum

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Measures 5 skills from
GCSE (AQA)
Combined Science: Trilogy
English National Curriculum

5.7.1.1
5.7.1.2
5.7.1.3
5.3.1.1
5.7.1.4

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  • Q1
    Select the best description of crude oil.
    It is a mixture.
    It is an element.
    It is a compound.
    It is an atom.
    60s
    5.7.1.1
  • Q2
    This diagram shows some of the fractions collected during fractional distillation. Which letter represents kerosene?
    C
    D
    B
    A
    60s
    5.7.1.2
  • Q3
    Fuels can be obtained from crude oil. Which substance is made when a fuel burns in plenty of oxygen?
    Oxygen
    Sulfur
    Water
    Hydrogen
    60s
    5.7.1.3
  • Q4
    When a fuel is burned and there is not enough oxygen, a toxic gas can form. Select the name of this toxic gas.
    water
    chlorine
    carbon dioxide
    carbon monoxide
    60s
    5.7.1.3
  • Q5
    120s
    5.3.1.1
  • Q6
    Which of the following properties is always different in different crude oil fraction
    The general formula
    The elements present
    Boiling point
    Colour
    60s
    5.7.1.1
  • Q7
    300s
    5.3.1.1
  • Q8
    Which statement about hydrocarbons is correct?
    Shorter chains tend to be more flammable.
    Shorter chain hydrocarbons are often used for aircraft fuel.
    The longer the hydrocarbon chain, the lower the boiling point of the hydrocarbon.
    The length of the hydrocarbon chain depends on the number of hydrogen atoms.
    60s
    5.7.1.3
  • Q9
    Cracking can be used to produce more useful products from hydrocarbon fractions. Which of the following could be a product when butane is cracked?
    propane
    hexene
    pentene
    hexane
    60s
    5.7.1.4
  • Q10
    A chemist tests two unknown compounds, one is an alkane and one is an alkene. She mixes both compounds with bromine water. Which statement is true?
    There will be no colour change when bromine water is added to an alkane.
    Bromine water is colourless.
    When bromine water is added to an alkene it will be orange.
    When bromine water is added to an alkane it will be colourless.
    60s
    5.7.1.1
  • Q11
    60s
    5.7.1.1
  • Q12
    60s
    5.7.1.1
  • Q13
    A straight chain alkane has 67 carbon atoms. How many hydrogen atoms are in the alkane?
    268
    134
    136
    67
    60s
    5.7.1.1
  • Q14
    The fraction that contains the hydrocarbon octane has a boiling point range of 40 to 110 °C. Which would be a reasonable prediction for the boiling point range of a fraction containing propane?
    -5 to 75 °C
    -160 to -5 °C
    -110 to 180 °C
    400 to 600 °C
    120s
    5.7.1.2

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