Which of the following statements about low density polythene is FALSE ?

  • Option 1)

    Its synthesis requires high pressure.

  • Option 2)

    It is a poor conductor of electricity.

  • Option 3)

    Its synthesis requires dioxygen or a peroxide initiator as a catalyst.

  • Option 4)

    It is used in the manufacture of buckets, dust-bins etc.

 

Answers (1)

As we learnt in

Low density Polythene (LDP) -

Polymerization of Ethene under high pressure in presence of traced of dioxygen or peroxide initiator

-  Chain growth 

-  Homopolymer

- wherein

-  Chemically inert and poor conductor of electricity.

-  Used as insulator of electrical wires, and in manufacturing pipes, bottles,etc.

 

Except (4) all are correct for low density polythene. 

 


Option 1)

Its synthesis requires high pressure.

This option is incorrect.

Option 2)

It is a poor conductor of electricity.

This option is incorrect.

Option 3)

Its synthesis requires dioxygen or a peroxide initiator as a catalyst.

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

It is used in the manufacture of buckets, dust-bins etc.

This option is correct.

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