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Question 1:
What is Methanol also known as?
methyl hydratewood alcohol
formic anammonide
Methylamylnitrosamine
-di-3-pinanylborane, Diisopinocampheylborane, Ipc2BH

Question 2: Its intended origin was "________ made from wood (substance)", but it has Greek language errors: wrong Greek word used for the French word bois = "wood"; wrong Greek word combining order influenced by French usage.
AlkaneEthanolAldehydeAlcohol

Question 3: Secondly, in a process of toxication, it is metabolised to formic acid (which is present as the formate ion) via formaldehyde in a process initiated by the enzyme ________ in the liver.
Isocitrate dehydrogenase3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenaseGlycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenaseAlcohol dehydrogenase

Question 4: In their embalming process, the ________ used a mixture of substances, including methanol, which they obtained from the pyrolysis of wood.
Alexander the GreatPtolemaic KingdomAncient EgyptNew Kingdom

Question 5: Also in the early 1970s, a methanol to gasoline process was developed by ________ for producing gasoline ready for use in vehicles.
MobilFilling stationStandard OilExxonMobil

Question 6: The initial symptoms of methanol intoxication include ________ depression, headache, dizziness, nausea, lack of coordination, confusion, and with sufficiently large doses, unconsciousness and death.
NeuronCentral nervous systemWhite matterGrey matter

Question 7: One such industrial facility was built at ________ in New Zealand in the 1980s.
Think BigMotunuiTaranaki RegionWaitara, New Zealand

Question 8: It is the simplest ________, and is a light, volatile, colorless, flammable, liquid with a distinctive odor that is very similar to but slightly sweeter than ethanol (drinking alcohol).
AldehydeEthyleneAlcoholAlkane

Question 9: One of the drawbacks of methanol as a fuel is its corrosivity to some metals, including ________.
TitaniumAluminiumCopperGold

Question 10: ________, The Sceptical Chymist (1661) – contains account of distillation of wood alcohol.
Robert BoyleVacuumAtheismChemistry







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