Polymers: Whether natural or artificial, are big molecules made by linking up smaller repeating chemical units.

This is an MCQ-based quiz on Polymers.

This includes Fibres, Elastomers, Thermosetting polymers, and Thermoplastic polymers

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Which of the following is a co-polymer?

Polythene Bakelite PVC Polyacrylonitrile

Polymers are not classified on the basis of which of the following?

Source Number of monomers Method of preparation Structure

Which of the following types of polymers is not based on the classification by the source?

Natural Semi-synthetic Elastomers Synthetic

Which of the following is not a natural polymer?

Rayon Starch Cellulose RNA

The synthesis of which of the following polymers involves the repeated loss of small molecules?

Polythene Buna-S Buna-N Nylon-6,6

Which of the following is called a polyamide?

Rayon Nylon Terylene Bakelite

Cellulose is a

Natural polymer

Semi-synthetic polymer

Synthetic polymer

None of these.

Buna-S is a/an

Addition polymer

Condensation polymer

Both (a) and (b)

None of these.

Bakelite is a

Addition polymer

Thermoplastic polymer

Elastomer polymer

Thermosetting polymer.

Which of the following is a condensation polymer?

Teflon PVC Polyester Neoprene

Which of the following polymers does not involve cross-linkages?

Vulcanised rubber Bakelite Melamine Teflon

Dacron is an example of





Arrange the following polymers is an increasing order of intenqolecular forces: fibre, plastic, elastomer

Elastomer < Fibre < Plastic Elastomer < Plastic < Fibre Plastic < Elastomer < Fibre Fibre < Elastomer < Plastic

The S in buna-S refers to

Sulphur Styrene Sodium Salicylate

Identify the type of polymer (i) -A-A-A-A-A-A- (ii) -A-B-B-A-A-A-B-A-

(i) Homopolymer, (ii) Copolymer (i) Natural polymer, (ii) Synthetic polymer (i) Linear polymer, (ii) Branched polymer (i) Fibre, (ii) Elastomer

Which of the following are thermoplastic polymers?

Polythene, urea-formaldehyde, polyvinyls Bakelite, polythene, polystyrene Polythene, polystyrene, polyvinyls Urea-formaldehyde, polystyrene, bakelite

Glycogen, anaturally occuring polymer stored in animals is a





Polystyrene is a/an

Addition polymer

Thermoplastic polymer

Both (a) and (b)

None of these.

Natural rubber is a polymer of

1, 1-dimethylbufadiene

2-methyl-1, 3-butadiene

2-chlorobuta-1, 3-diene


Heating rubber with sulphur is known as





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Title: Polymers: Whether natural or artificial, are big molecules made by linking up smaller repeating chemical units.
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