Chemical Reaction Catalyst: Rates & Overview


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What is the name of the energy needed to get from reactants to products in a chemical reaction?

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1. How does adding a catalyst speed up a reaction?

2. A catalyst is

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Catalyst speed up chemical reactions by reducing the amount of energy needed for the activation of a chemical reaction. This worksheet and quiz will give you an opportunity to test your understanding of way catalyst do this.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Complete these assessments to test your understanding of:

  • Terms such as activation, catalyst, and heterogeneous catalyst
  • How catalysts work
  • Activation energy in relation to explosives

Skills Practiced

Competing these assessments will also test your abilities:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding catalysts and chemical reactions
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as catalyst and heterogeneous catalyst
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about chemical reactions in a different light

Additional Learning

Review the lesson, Chemical Reaction Catalyst: Rates & Overview, that accompanies this worksheet-quiz set to learn more about chemical reaction catalysts and how they work. The objective of this lesson is to:

  • Define the terminology used to describe catalysts and reaction rates
  • Explain how catalysts work
  • Introduce you to the different types of catalysts