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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.   

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trivia quiz  The Very Edible Organic Chemistry Quiz Editor choice cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, NatalieW, Feb 21 03

This quiz is all about the edible "chemicals" you might find in your kitchen. Have fun! :)
Very Easy
NatalieW editor
Feb 21 03
34953 plays
trivia quiz  Everything Organic new 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, anshira, Oct 23 18

This quiz lets you explore some concepts of organic chemistry.
Oct 23 18
102 plays
trivia quiz  Yours Truly, An Inanimate Carbon Rod cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, adams627, Mar 20 10

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?"
Mar 20 10
1341 plays
trivia quiz  A Day in the Life of an Organic Chemist cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, NatalieW, Dec 02 03

This quiz follows an organic chemist through a typical day in the laboratory, asking about common procedures and instruments used along the way.
NatalieW editor
Dec 02 03
4191 plays
trivia quiz  Organic Chemistry and Functional Groups cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jan 25 09

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!
Jan 25 09
3681 plays
trivia quiz  The Chemistry of Benzene cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Sep 15 08

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!
Sep 15 08
3096 plays
trivia quiz  Ethers and Epoxides cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Matthew_07, Aug 25 08

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.
Aug 25 08
1758 plays
trivia quiz  Organic Chemistry for Beginners cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, achernar, Feb 21 04

New to the fabulous world of organic chemistry? Then this quiz is just what you need; enjoy!
Feb 21 04
9093 plays
trivia quiz  Common Names of Organic Molecules cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, NatalieW, Jan 22 03

Lots of organic compounds have common (or trivial) names as well as formal ones. This quiz covers some of those compounds.
NatalieW editor
Jan 22 03
5856 plays
trivia quiz  Alkanes 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Milky1989, Jun 21 07

Here is a quiz about all the basics of alkanes. Enjoy!
Jun 21 07
4812 plays
trivia quiz  Organic Chemistry 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, NatalieW, Jul 18 01

This quiz will test your knowledge of aspects of organic chemistry, including alkanes and alkenes, aromatic chemistry, functional groups and general synthesis.
NatalieW editor
Jul 18 01
9351 plays
trivia quiz  Molecules of Life 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jul 23 12

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.
looney_tunes editor
Jul 23 12
876 plays
trivia quiz  Polymers - What You Need To Know 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, Jan 10 10

Polymers - what the heck are they!? This quiz, which becomes gradually more difficult as you progress, attempts to fully answer this question. Good luck!
Jan 10 10
999 plays
trivia quiz  The Wonderful World of Isomers 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, workisboring, Aug 25 14

Isomers are sets of molecules which have the same molecular formula but have different chemical structures. This quiz will cover these wonderful isomers.
workisboring gold member
Aug 25 14
231 plays
trivia quiz  Hydrocarbons 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dim_dude, Nov 11 07

The study of hydrocarbons is the study of the most complex and interesting combinations that carbon and hydrogen form. Enjoy the quiz!
dim_dude gold member
Nov 11 07
4227 plays
trivia quiz  Food Science Fun 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, percussionpro, Feb 20 07

This is a quiz about the science and chemistry of food. Hope you enjoy!
Feb 20 07
1887 plays
trivia quiz  Tricky Hydrocarbon Names and Numbers 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dim_dude, Jan 08 09

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.
dim_dude gold member
Jan 08 09
1299 plays
trivia quiz  Fun with Organic 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, rsantan, Jan 29 09

Answer the questions based on a given description of an organic compound, solvent, or common procedure. Good luck!
Jan 29 09
1422 plays
trivia quiz  Common Names of Organic Molecules II 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, NatalieW, Jan 28 03

In a similar vein to my first quiz on this topic, this one deals with molecules used as flavours and fragrances.
NatalieW editor
Jan 28 03
2298 plays
photo quiz  Visualising Organic Chemistry 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pagea, Jul 07 18

The words 'organic chemistry' may send a chill down the undergraduate spine but you needn't be an expert to have a go at this quiz. Use the photos to discover some of the common functional groups that make up the organic chemist's bread and butter.
pagea gold member
Jul 07 18
156 plays
trivia quiz  Food for Thought 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, percussionpro, Mar 09 07

This a very basic introduction to food chemistry.
Mar 09 07
2409 plays
trivia quiz  Infrared Spectroscopy 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Matthew_07, Aug 31 08

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.
Aug 31 08
1056 plays
trivia quiz  FUNctional Groups! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, goober123, Jan 16 14

The functional groups are the foundation of organic chemistry knowledge... and can be quite fun!
Jan 16 14
348 plays
trivia quiz  Why Organic Chemistry is Dangerous 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, angikar, Feb 18 18

Organic chemistry can be deadly - there are numerous highly toxic natural poisons, and mankind has created several artificial poisons. This quiz tests your knowledge about them.
angikar gold member
Feb 18 18
381 plays
trivia quiz  Alkanes, Cycloalkanes, & Derivatives 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, scottycan, Jun 08 04

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?
Jun 08 04
2826 plays
trivia quiz  Organic Chem I Stereochemistry 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, KMarieJ, Nov 17 15

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.
Nov 17 15
168 plays
trivia quiz  Mass Spectrometry 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Matthew_07, Aug 28 08

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.
Aug 28 08
756 plays
trivia quiz  Organic Chemistry 101 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Canaris, Nov 30 09

This is a mix of basic questions related to organic chemistry, usually studied in high-school. Enjoy!
Nov 30 09
1782 plays
trivia quiz  Organic Functional Groups and Classifications 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, workisboring, Mar 20 12

This is a quiz about identifying different organic functional groups and compound classifications.
workisboring gold member
Mar 20 12
675 plays
trivia quiz  Hydrocarbons are Fun! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Nigol123, Jun 22 10

Hydrocarbons are the base of organic chemistry. See if you can answer a few questions about them. Don't forget to have fun.
Jun 22 10
903 plays
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