Saturated Hydrocarbon: Definition & Examples


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Which one of the following aliphatic hydrocarbons is a saturated hydrocarbon?

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1. Which one of the following molecules is a saturated hydrocarbon?

2. Which of the following best describes a saturated hydrocarbon?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will help you to enhance your understanding of saturated hydrocarbons with several quiz questions. The questions deal with the definition of a saturated hydrocarbon, aliphatic hydrocarbons, different molecules classified as saturated hydrocarbons, and several other topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will be tested on your knowledge of:

  • The definitions of a saturated hydrocarbon and the octet rule
  • A type of bond used to create a saturated hydrocarbon
  • Molecules classified as saturated hydrocarbons

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases such as saturated hydrocarbon and the octet rule
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about saturated hydrocarbons in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding saturated hydrocarbons, the octet rule, and types of bonds
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of chemical bonds in relation to saturated hydrocarbons to answer questions about them

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, you can look over the corresponding lesson called Saturated Hydrocarbon: Definition and Examples. This lesson covers the following subject matter:

  • The definition of saturated hydrocarbons and aromatic hydrocarbons
  • Structural differences between aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons
  • Octet rule and valence electrons
  • Examples of different saturated hydrocarbons
  • Chemical structure of some simple saturated hydrocarbons: methane and hexane