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1

What are polymers?

Long chains of covalently bonded carbon atoms.

2

Which alkene is used to make polymers?

Ethene

3

Name of monomer in the polymer of DNA?

Nucleotides

4

Name of monomer in the polymer of starch

Glucose

5

What are monomers?

A molecule that can be bonded to other identical molecules to form a polymer.

6

Name of monomer in the polymer of protein?

Amino acids

7

4 ways of polymer disposal.

Landfill, incineration, recycling and biodegradable polymers.