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Worksheet: Alkanes

Q1:

What is the molecular formula of an alkane with 7 carbon atoms?

  • A C H 7 1 4
  • B C H 7 7
  • C C H 7 1 0
  • D C H 7 1 6
  • E C H 7 2 1

Q2:

What is the general formula for an alkane?

  • A C H 𝑛 𝑛
  • B C H 𝑛 𝑛 2
  • C C H 𝑛 2
  • D C H 𝑛 𝑛 2 + 2
  • E C H 𝑛 4 𝑛 + 4

Q3:

What is the chemical formula for an alkane with 3 carbon atoms?

  • A C H 3 9
  • B C H 3 6
  • C C H 3 3
  • D C H 3 8
  • E C H 3 4

Q4:

What is the name of the alkane with the chemical formula C H 4 1 0 ?

  • A Hexane
  • B Propene
  • C Pentane
  • DButane
  • E Ethyne

Q5:

What is the name of the alkane with the chemical formula C H 4 ?

  • AMethanol
  • BMethyne
  • CMethene
  • DMethane
  • EEthane