Alkenes: Definition, Properties & Examples


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Which of the following statements about alkene is FALSE?

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1. Which of the following is a cycloalkene?

2. Which alkene is most likely in the gaseous state?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Alkenes are compounds that are considered hydrocarbons, since they're composed entirely of hydrogen and carbon atoms. In this quiz, you will be able to assess how much you know about alkenes, as well as cycloalkenes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz tests your understanding of the following:

  • The properties of alkenes
  • What makes up a cycloalkene
  • When an alkene is in a gaseous state
  • How alkenes are named

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the lesson on alkenes
  • Information recall - access the facts you have learned about ethene and propene
  • Knowledge application - apply what you have learned about alkenes to understand their chemical structure

Additional Learning

More information on the subject of alkenes is easily found in this quiz's accompanying lesson, Alkenes: Definition, Properties & Examples. This lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Define alkenes and hydrocarbons
  • Explore examples of alkenes
  • Study visual representations of alkenes
  • Know how alkenes are named
  • Define cycloalkenes
  • Understand the difference between alkenes in gaseous and physical form
  • Know common uses of alkenes in rubber and plastic