Specialist: chemical processes

From the quiz on 29/11/16.

  1. Galvanization is the process of coating iron or steel with a protective layer of which elemental metal? Zinc

  2. Which two complementary chemical processes, which usually involve transfer of electrons, are commonly abbreviated as ‘redox’? Reduction and oxidation

  3. What name is given to the process in which large hydrocarbon molecules, particularly petroleum, are broken down into lighter ones? Cracking

  4. What are the first names of the German chemical engineers who together developed the Haber–Bosch process for the production of ammonia? Fritz and Carl

  5. The Solvay process is the principal industrial process for synthesizing which compound of sodium? Sodium carbonate


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