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Chemical vs. Physical Adsorption

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Which of the following is a difference between chemisorption and physisorption?

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1. Which of the following can happen in physisorption but not in chemisorption?

2. Chemisorption is up to _____ times stronger than physisorption.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet assessment tool will help you gauge how much you understand about chemisorption and physisorption. You must have an understanding of what differentiates one from the other in order to do well on this brief quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When you take this quiz, you will be asked to do the following:

  • Differentiate between chemisorption and physisorption
  • Describe what can happen in physisorption but not chemisorption
  • Note how much stronger chemisorption is compared to physisorption
  • Understand how to apply adsortpion concepts to answer a question based on a given scenario
  • Explain why only one layer of molecules can chemisorb to a surface

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why only one layer of molecules chemisorb to a surface and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast chemisorption and physisorption
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the strength of chemisorption

Additional Learning

Review more details about this topic by studying the lesson called Chemical vs. Physical Adsorption. Information addressed in this lesson includes:

  • The definition of adsorption
  • An example of physisorption
  • What is the opposite of adsorption
  • Why chemisorption takes longer than physisorption
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