Combustion Reaction: Definition & Examples


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Combustion reactions always involve:

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1. In an automobile engine, fuel reacts with oxygen to produce heat and energy that power the vehicle. This is a:

2. Which of the following is NOT an example of a combustion reaction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will check your understanding of the factors involved in combustion reactions. You will be quizzed on the chemical components that make up a combustion reaction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your ability to:

  • Define combustion reaction
  • Identify examples of combustion reactions
  • Learn the essential features of a combustion reaction

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you pull the most important information from the related chemistry lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast combustion reactions with other kinds of reactions
  • Knowledge application - use the knowledge you've gained about combustion reactions to identify real-world examples

Additional Learning

To learn more about combustion reactions, review the accompanying lesson called Combustion Reaction: Definition & Examples. The lesson covers the following topics:

  • The definition of combustion reaction
  • The essential features of a combustion reaction
  • Examples of combustion reactions in daily life