What are Simple Organic Compounds in Chemistry? - Types, Groups & Examples

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Which of the following is not an organic compound?

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1. What is the maximum number of covalent bonds carbon can form?

2. What is the correct general formula for an alkane?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this interactive quiz and worksheet to assess our understanding of organic compounds and their different categorizations. Some quiz questions focus on the formula for alkane and the definition of a carbohydrate.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students will be tested on:

  • Alkane's general formula
  • Hemoglobin's classification
  • Variations of organic compounds

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and worksheet combo to practice the following skills:

  • Information interpretation - analyze the information about carbon to determine the maximum number of covalent bonds it can form
  • Knowledge application - recall what you have learned regarding hemoglobin to identity the organic compound variety it is classified under
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define a carbohydrate

Additional Learning

To understand more about this subject, review the lesson entitled What are Organic Compounds in Chemistry? - Types, Groups & Examples. This tutorial will examine:

  • Alkenes, alkynes, and ethylene
  • Carbon
  • Enzymes and protein
  • Sucrose and polymers
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