Pentane: Formula, Structure & Uses


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What is the name of the following organic compound?

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1. The molecular formula for pentane is written as which of the following?

2. Pentane evaporates at room temperature and is considered volatile. What family of organic chemicals are volatiles (like pentane) classified as?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See how well you understand pentane with this quiz and worksheet. Your familiarity with the properties of pentane will be assessed as well.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz was formulated to test you about:

  • Pentane's molecular formula
  • Classification of volatile organic chemicals
  • Structures related to pentane

Skills Practiced

Working on this quiz is a good opportunity to practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on pentane
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding organic compound names
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding changeable physical properties of pentane and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled Pentane: Formula, Structure & Uses contains additional information about this subject. You'll be able to learn about the following topics as you study:

  • n-pentane, 2-methylbutane (isopentane) and 2-ethylpropane (dimethylpropane)
  • Places where pentane is located
  • Various uses for pentane