C2.6 Carbon and its Compounds

1. Mention the chemical properties of carbon (II) oxide

2. Mention the properties of Carbon (IV) oxide gas

3. Fullerene is a synthetic allotrope of carbon. True or False

4. An impure form of carbon is called

5. Mention the two common allotropes of carbon

6. Allotropy is the existence of an element in more than one form in the same physical state. True or False

7. Describe the characteristics of Diamond

8. Which allotrope of carbon has a giant atomic structure in which layers are held together by Van der Waals forces?

9. What is the action of heat on carbonates and hydrogen carbonates?

10. Name the allotrope of carbon which is black, soft and slippery crystalline solid

11. How is Carbon (II) oxide produced in the Lab? By dehydrating Methanoic acid using concentrated Sulphuric (VI) acid?                                               

12. Which of the following is not an example of amorphous carbon?

13. Explain the products formed when carbonates and hydrogen carbonates react with dilute acids

14. What is formed when carbon burns in oxygen?

15. Describe the physical properties of Carbon (II) Oxide.

16. Name the allotrope of carbon which is stable, colorless, transparent and shiny crystalline solid

17. Describe Carbon (IV) oxide gas

18. What makes graphite a good lubricant of fast-moving machines which generate a lot of heat?

19. How does Carbon react with concentrated Nitric (V) acid?

20. What makes graphite a good conductor of electricity and a good electrode?

21. Mention the uses of Carbon (IV) oxide

22. Describe the characteristics of Graphite

23. Which allotrope of carbon has a giant atomic structure in which carbon atom is bonded to four other carbon atoms to form a regular tetrahedron shape?

24. How does Carbon react with concentrated sulphuric acid?

25. Describe Carbon (Ii) oxide

26. How is carbon (IV) oxide prepared in the Lab?

27. Carbonates are salts of metal ions or ammonium ions with carbonate ions. True or False

28. What is observed when a mixture of carbon and some metals oxides are heated?