Glycerol: Properties, Formula & Uses


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Which of the following properties of glycerol is incorrect?

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1. Which of the following statements is INCORRECT?

2. The following are uses of glycerol in the food industry EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Glycerol is a key compound in many chemical products, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its properties and uses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on various aspects of glycerol, including the following:

  • Properties of glycerol
  • Structure of glycerol
  • Uses of glycerol

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - ensure you can differentiate between statements that do and do not apply to glycerol
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related chemistry lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the structure of glycerol

Additional Learning

To learn more about glycerol and chemical compounds, review the accompanying lesson titled Glycerol: Properties, Formula & Uses. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define glycerol, viscous, and hygroscopic
  • Identify the classification of glycerol
  • Know the uses of glycerol in:
    • personal care products
    • pharmaceutical products
    • the food industry
    • antifreeze and explosives