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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
34917 plays
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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?"
Tough
adams627
Mar 20 10
1317 plays
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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.
Tough
NatalieW editor
Dec 02 03
4188 plays
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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!
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jonnowales
Sep 15 08
3066 plays
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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!
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jonnowales
Jan 25 09
3675 plays
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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.
Tough
Matthew_07
Aug 25 08
1752 plays
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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!
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achernar
Feb 21 04
9078 plays
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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.
Tough
NatalieW editor
Jan 22 03
5856 plays
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trivia quiz  Alkanes 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Milky1989, Jun 21 07

Here is a quiz about all the basics of alkanes. Enjoy!
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Milky1989
Jun 21 07
4803 plays
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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.
Tough
NatalieW editor
Jul 18 01
9342 plays
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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.
Average
looney_tunes editor
Jul 23 12
855 plays
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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!
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doublemm
Jan 10 10
996 plays
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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.
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workisboring gold member
Aug 25 14
231 plays
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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.
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pagea gold member
Jul 07 18
144 plays
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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!
Tough
percussionpro
Feb 20 07
1887 plays
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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!
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dim_dude gold member
Nov 11 07
4221 plays
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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.
Average
dim_dude gold member
Jan 08 09
1299 plays
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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!
Tough
rsantan
Jan 29 09
1422 plays
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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.
Difficult
NatalieW editor
Jan 28 03
2298 plays
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trivia quiz  Why Organic Chemistry is Dangerous 10 questions
Average, 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.
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angikar gold member
Feb 18 18
357 plays
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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?
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scottycan
Jun 08 04
2802 plays
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trivia quiz  Food for Thought 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, percussionpro, Mar 09 07

This a very basic introduction to food chemistry.
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percussionpro
Mar 09 07
2409 plays
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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.
Tough
Matthew_07
Aug 31 08
1053 plays
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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.
Tough
KMarieJ
Nov 17 15
165 plays
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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!
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goober123
Jan 16 14
345 plays
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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.
Tough
Matthew_07
Aug 28 08
753 plays
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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!
Tough
Canaris
Nov 30 09
1779 plays
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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.
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workisboring gold member
Mar 20 12
672 plays
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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.
Average
Nigol123
Jun 22 10
903 plays
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trivia quiz  Alkenes 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, NigK, Jul 09 09

This is a quiz on the alkenes, their reactions and products. Enjoy :)
Average
NigK
Jul 09 09
1617 plays
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