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  • the bay of Fort-Liberté (fort pictured) was the site of the Caribbean's largest sisal plantation until nylon was invented?

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Question 1: It is made of repeating units linked by peptide bonds (another name for ________ bonds) and is frequently referred to as polyamide (PA).

Question 2:
Who played Stephan the movie Nylon?
Jason Butler Harner
Jason Butler Harner
Elliot V. Kotek
Albert Bramante

Question 3: This means that nylon parts cannot be used in contact with sulfuric acid for example, such as the electrolyte used in ________.
Lead-acid batteryFuel cellBattery (electricity)Lithium-ion battery

Question 4:
What role did Hamilton Meadows play in the movie Nylon?
Roland Joseph "Rojo" Henderson
The Boss

Question 5: In nylon 6,6, R' = 6C and R = 4C ________, but one also has to include the two carboxyl carbons in the diacid to get the number it donates to the chain.

Question 6: For example, some aromatic nylons are polymerized with the addition of diacids like terephthalic acid (→ ________ Twaron) or isophthalic acid (→ Nomex), more commonly associated with polyesters.
PolytetrafluoroethyleneKevlarDuPontWallace Carothers

Question 7:
Who played The Boss the movie Nylon?
Hamilton Meadows
Jason Butler Harner
Elliot V. Kotek
Albert Bramante

Question 8: The three-dimensional disposition of each ________ hydrocarbon chain depends on rotations about the 109.47° tetrahedral bonds of singly-bonded carbon atoms.

Question 9: The numerical suffix specifies the numbers of ________ donated by the monomers; the diamine first and the diacid second.

Question 10: If subjected to cold drawing afterwards, the fibers align further, increasing their crystallinity, and the material acquires additional ________.
Yield (engineering)AluminiumYoung's modulusTensile strength

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