Organic Chemical Reactions: Addition, Substitution, Polymerization & Cracking


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When two molecules come together to form a larger molecule, what type of organic reaction has taken place?

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Based on what you've learned, what type of reaction do you think this is:

Methane reacts with bromine (Br-Br) and one of the bromines replaces a hydrogen on methane. The other bromine bonds with the leftover hydrogen that came off of methane.

2. What type of reaction involves a free radical that starts a chain reaction that results in a bunch of monomers bonded together?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These tools will put your understanding to the challenge on topics such as types of chemical reactions, components of reactions, and cracking.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In particular, you'll be examined on:

  • Different organic reactions
  • Features of cracking
  • Factors involved in organic reactions

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about organic reactions
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding cracking and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the different types of organic reactions

Additional Learning

With our accompanying lesson titled Organic Chemical Reactions: Addition, Substitution, Polymerization & Cracking, you'll be able to study further on topics like:

  • What happens during substitution, addition, and polymerization
  • Ways these reactions differ
  • Examples of these reactions