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Six protons, six electrons and (usually) six neutrons - that's all it takes to make carbon, the most versatile element in chemistry and the only one to have a whole branch dedicated to the many millions of compounds it can form.   

There are 30 quizzes and 300 trivia questions in this category.
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1
The Very Edible Organic Chemistry Quiz

This quiz is all about the edible "chemicals" you might find in your kitchen. Have fun! :)
Very Easy (10 qns)
NatalieW
Feb 21 03
34227 plays
2
Yours Truly, An Inanimate Carbon Rod

In 1985, a new form of carbon was discovered. Its structure was unlike any other molecule, and scientists soon realized the applications of the discovery. How much do you know about these newly-discovered carbon nanotubes, dubbed "fullerenes?"
Tough (10 qns)
adams627
Mar 20 10
1185 plays
3
A Day in the Life of an Organic Chemist

This quiz follows an organic chemist through a typical day in the laboratory, asking about common procedures and instruments used along the way.
Tough (10 qns)
NatalieW
Dec 02 03
4122 plays
4
Ethers and Epoxides

Ethers are used widely as organic solvents in many chemical reactions. On the other hand, epoxides are cyclic ethers that are used in the manufacture of glues.
Tough (10 qns)
Matthew_07
Aug 25 08
1707 plays
5
Organic Chemistry and Functional Groups

This, my 20th sci/tech quiz, is on the many functional groups found in the world of organic chemistry. I hope you find it enjoyable!
Average (10 qns)
jonnowales
Jan 25 09
3558 plays
6
The Chemistry of Benzene

Benzene is a fascinating molecule which has caused many a chemist confusion in the past. Play this quiz to find out why and maybe even enjoy it along the way!
Average (10 qns)
jonnowales
Sep 15 08
2928 plays
7
Organic Chemistry for Beginners

New to the fabulous world of organic chemistry? Then this quiz is just what you need; enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
achernar
Feb 21 04
8799 plays
8
Alkanes

Here is a quiz about all the basics of alkanes. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Milky1989
Jun 21 07
4629 plays
9
Common Names of Organic Molecules

Lots of organic compounds have common (or trivial) names as well as formal ones. This quiz covers some of those compounds.
Tough (10 qns)
NatalieW
Jan 22 03
5763 plays
10
Polymers - What You Need To Know

Polymers - what the heck are they!? This quiz, which becomes gradually more difficult as you progress, attempts to fully answer this question. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
doublemm
Jan 10 10
873 plays
11
Molecules of Life

Carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen - these elements combine to produce many of the molecules which form the basis of life. This is an introduction to some basic organic chemistry molecules.
Average (10 qns)
looney_tunes
Jul 23 12
678 plays
12
Organic Chemistry

This quiz will test your knowledge of aspects of organic chemistry, including alkanes and alkenes, aromatic chemistry, functional groups and general synthesis.
Tough (10 qns)
NatalieW
Jul 18 01
9222 plays
13
The Wonderful World of Isomers

Isomers are sets of molecules which have the same molecular formula but have different chemical structures. This quiz will cover these wonderful isomers.
Average (10 qns)
workisboring
Aug 25 14
195 plays
14
Hydrocarbons

The study of hydrocarbons is the study of the most complex and interesting combinations that carbon and hydrogen form. Enjoy the quiz!
Average (10 qns)
dim_dude
Nov 11 07
4041 plays
15
Tricky Hydrocarbon Names and Numbers

The tricky and insanely long names of hydrocarbons and their many isomers are very popular in chemistry. If you do not have a basic knowledge of isomers and organic chemistry, it would really help to take the Interactive version of the quiz.
Average (10 qns)
dim_dude
Jan 08 09
1269 plays
16
Food Science Fun

This is a quiz about the science and chemistry of food. Hope you enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
percussionpro
Feb 20 07
1857 plays
17
Fun with Organic

Answer the questions based on a given description of an organic compound, solvent, or common procedure. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
rsantan
Jan 29 09
1368 plays
18
Infrared Spectroscopy

Infrared (IR) spectroscopy is used to determine the functional groups present in chemical compounds. The vibrations of different chemical bonds will absorb energy at different frequencies.
Average (10 qns)
Matthew_07
Aug 31 08
927 plays
19
Common Names of Organic Molecules II

In a similar vein to my first quiz on this topic, this one deals with molecules used as flavours and fragrances.
Difficult (10 qns)
NatalieW
Jan 28 03
2265 plays
20
Alkanes, Cycloalkanes, & Derivatives

This is a basic introduction to alkanes in organic chemistry. This may seem a bit dry, but real chemists should enjoy it. How well do you know your hydrocarbons?
Average (10 qns)
scottycan
Jun 08 04
2724 plays
21
Food for Thought

This a very basic introduction to food chemistry.
Average (10 qns)
percussionpro
Mar 09 07
2376 plays
22
FUNctional Groups!

The functional groups are the foundation of organic chemistry knowledge... and can be quite fun!
Average (10 qns)
goober123
Jan 16 14
306 plays
23
Mass Spectrometry

Mass spectrometry is used to determine the structural formula of an unknown chemical compound. Its spectra reveal useful information such as the molecular weight and the elements present in the compound other than the typical C and H atoms.
Tough (10 qns)
Matthew_07
Aug 28 08
726 plays
24
Organic Chemistry 101

This is a mix of basic questions related to organic chemistry, usually studied in high-school. Enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
Canaris
Nov 30 09
1701 plays
25
Organic Chem I Stereochemistry

Stereochemistry can be the very devil for your grades, but it is fun once you get the hang of it! This quiz will test the underlying principles of several aspects of stereochemistry.
Difficult (10 qns)
KMarieJ
Nov 17 15
117 plays
26
Organic Functional Groups and Classifications

This is a quiz about identifying different organic functional groups and compound classifications.
Average (10 qns)
workisboring
Mar 20 12
633 plays
27
Hydrocarbons are Fun!

Hydrocarbons are the base of organic chemistry. See if you can answer couple of questions about them. Don't forget to have fun:)
Average (10 qns)
Nigol123
Jun 22 10
867 plays
28
Alkenes

This is a quiz on the alkenes, their reactions and products. Enjoy :)
Average (10 qns)
NigK
Jul 09 09
1572 plays
29
Chemistry Lesson(1)

Welcome to my lesson!
Tough (10 qns)
runeslaye123
Oct 19 06
3366 plays
30
Basic Organic Chemistry

This requires a good amount of education in organic chemistry, but any second semester student should be able to answer the following questions. They are fairly simple, not meant to be tricky or difficult in any way. Good luck!
Difficult (10 qns)
karen_rx
Mar 08 02
5661 plays
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