Synthetic Polymers: Definition & Examples


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

What are the repeating units that make up polymers called?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 75,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime.
Already registered? Login here for access

1. What is crosslinking?

2. What are some properties of synthetic polymers?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Synthetic polymers are the focus of this worksheet and attached quiz. Assess your understanding of the subject with questions on things like the repeating units that make up polymers and define crosslinking.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The worksheet and quiz will test you on how well you can:

  • Identify some properties of synthetic polymers
  • Contrast a synthetic polymer with a naturally occurring one
  • Know examples of synthetic polymers

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will help you to practice the following:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding properties of synthetic polymers and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as synthetic polymers and naturally occurring polymers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about synthetic polymers

Additional Learning

Find out more about synthetic polymers with this lesson named Synthetic Polymers: Definition & Examples. Once you've completed the lesson, you will have covered the following study objectives:

  • Define polymer
  • Understand what is meant by 'synthetic'
  • Explain macromolecules
  • Identify what a thermoplastic is
  • Determine what synthetic fiber is