Heterogeneous & Homogeneous Catalysts


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What is a homogeneous catalyst?

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1. What is a heterogeneous catalyst?

2. Where does the reaction occur in a heterogeneous catalyst?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions allow you to measure your knowledge of heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysts. You will be asked about the difference between these two substances and how they interact with other chemicals.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll assess your understanding of:

  • The reaction location of a heterogeneous catalyst
  • What type of catalyst is used in the Haber process
  • The effect of lead on a catalytic converter

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as the how a reaction takes place when using a heterogeneous catalyst
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about lead in a catalytic converter in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysts

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about these chemical reactions, review the lesson titled Heterogeneous & Homogeneous Catalysts. This lesson will explore:

  • The effect of an autocatalysis
  • Examples of catalysts
  • The effect of a catalyst