Quiz: Can You Name These Basic Chemical Compounds?
Can You Name These Basic Chemical Compounds?
By: Jacqueline Samaroo
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About This Quiz

Are you going to have a positive or negative reaction to this chemical quiz?

From our bodies to the food that we eat and the things in our surroundings, chemical compounds are quite literally a part of basically everything in the world around us. While at first glance the topic of chemical compounds may seem like a subject that is needlessly complex and difficult to grasp, there are actually countless basic chemical compounds that we interact with on a day to day basis. Some examples of these basic chemical compounds include; water, salt, alcohol, propane, sugar, and caffeine. There are dozens of these basic chemical compounds from which to choose. However, we've managed to gather a diverse selection of 40 of them for this quiz.

Even if you're not an actual chemist, medical professional, or a science major, most people have probably heard of many of these basic chemical compounds in their everyday life. So are you ready to prove that you've got what it takes to be a chemistry superstar? Then let's see if you're capable of having a chemical reaction with the correct answers from our basic chemical compounds quiz! Pull out your beakers, your test tubes, and your stirrers, and let's get started!

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