C2.6 Carbon and its Compounds

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

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

3. Describe the characteristics of Diamond

4. What is formed when carbon burns in oxygen?

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

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

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

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

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

10. Describe Carbon (IV) oxide gas

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

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

13. How does Carbon react with concentrated sulphuric acid?

14. 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?

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

16. Mention the uses of Carbon (IV) oxide

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

18. Describe the characteristics of Graphite

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

20. An impure form of carbon is called

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

22. Describe Carbon (Ii) oxide

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

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

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

26. Mention the two common allotropes of carbon

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

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