Overview of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry


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When was IUPAC organized?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a responsibility of IUPAC?

2. What does nomenclature mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments test your knowledge of the international union of pure and applied chemistry. When you answer the multiple-choice questions, you'll need to know about important topics like the meaning of the abbreviation IUPAC and the year when it was founded.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These points are addressed in the quiz/worksheet:

  • IUPAC responsibilities
  • Meaning of nomenclature
  • Significance of IUPAC nomenclature

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define nomenclature
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what IUPAC stands for and when it was formally organized
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the importance of IUPAC nomenclature

Additional Learning

Learn more about this organization in the lesson Overview of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. These lesson covers these topics in greater detail:

  • Main goals of IUPAC
  • Organization of elements
  • Uses/purpose of IUPAC