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14. POLYMERS
PREVIOUS EAMCET BITS
1. If MW is the weight – average molecular weight and Mn is the number-average molecular weight of a polymer, the poly dispersity index (PDI) of the polymer is given by (2008 E)

Mn Mw 1)
Ans : 2

Mw Mn 2)

3) M w × M

n

1 Mw ×M n 4)

PDI =
Sol: 2.

weight − average mol. wt. M w number − average mol. wt. M n
(2008 M)

‘Natural rubber’ is a polymer of

CH 3 CH 2 = CH − CH = CH 2 CH 3 CH 3
| | CH 2 = C − C = CH 2 | CH 2 = CH − C = CH 2

1)

2)

3)

4)

CH 2 = CH − CH 2 − CH 3

Ans : 2 Sol: Natural rubber is a polymer of

CH 3
| CH 2 = CH − C = CH 2
3. Ans : 3 Sol: 4. Poly isoprene Which of the following is a biodegradable Polymer ? 1)Polythene 2) Bakelite 3) PHBV (2007 E) 4) PVC

ρ - hydroxybutyrate – Co - β - hydroxyl valerate (PHBV) is a biodegradable polymer.
[2007 M] 4. Caprolactum

The raw material used in Nylon – 6 is 1. Adipic acid 2. Phthalic acid

3. Ethylene glycol

Ans : 4 Sol: Constituent monomer unit of Nylon-6 is caprolactum

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