Decomposition and Synthesis Reactions


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Which of the following is unique to a synthesis reaction?

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1. Consider the following reaction: ABC + energy = AB + BC. Which type of reaction is this?

2. When two non-metals react, what do they form?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo can help you check your understanding of synthesis reactions, as well as decomposition reactions. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to be familiar with topics like synthesis reaction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and printable worksheet to assess your understanding of:

  • Synthesis reactions
  • Examples of decomposition reactions
  • Reactions with oxygen
  • Reactions of metals with non-metals

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can help students practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding synthesis reactions
  • Reading comprehension - ensue that you can draw the most relevant information from the related chemical reaction lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about reactions with oxygen in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about decomposition and synthesis reactions, review the lesson on Decomposition and Synthesis Reactions. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify decomposition reactions
  • Distinguish the difference between decomposition reactions and synthesis reactions
  • Define synthesis reactions
  • Determine what a covalent bond is
  • Examine properties of ionic compounds