What is Ethanol? - Formula, Structure & Uses


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What is the CH3- group in the structure of ethanol called (group in red bracket)?

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1. All the following formulas for ethanol are correct EXCEPT:

2. Which of the following best defines fermentation, the process during which ethanol is produced?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ethanol is a substance with a variety of uses that the quiz and worksheet combination will help you learn more about. Specific details include information on these various uses along with details on the specific characteristics of this substance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These questions will test you on:

  • Characteristics of ethanol
  • Chemical abbreviation for ethanol
  • Ethanol in motor engines
  • Formulas for ethanol
  • Structure of ethanol

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet assess the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related human anatomy and physiology lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about using ethanol in motor engines
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as chemical abbreviation and formula

Additional Learning

Learn all about ethanol by reviewing the corresponding lesson titled What is Ethanol? - Formula, Structure & Uses. The following objectives will be covered by the lesson:

  • Discover different formulas for ethanol
  • Identify the various characteristics of ethanol
  • Know the chemical abbreviation for ethanol
  • Identify the use of ethanol in everyday products
  • Know the basic structure of ethanol