7.4.2 Plastics (Structured Questions)


Question 1:
Table 1 shows the characteristics of plastic A and plastic B.

Table 1

(a) State the type of plastic A and B. [2 marks]

(b)
State one example of plastic A and B. [2 marks]

(c)
Which plastic can be recycled? [1 mark]

(d)
Which plastic is suitable to make as the handle of an iron? [1 mark]


Answer:
(a)
A: Thermoplastic
B: Thermosetting plastic (Thermoset)

(b)
A: Perspex
B: Bakelite

(c)
Perspex

(d)
Bakelite

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