Activation Energy - Starting a Reaction

Key Stage 3 Science / Chemistry

Sample Question

Which of the following statements is false?

  • The activation energy is the total energy required to set molecules in motion
  • Chemical reactions involve the rearrangement of atoms in molecules
  • Chemical bonds are broken and formed by transferring or sharing electrons
  • Chemical bonds must be broken for a reaction to occur
  • All molecules possess a certain amount of kinetic and potential energy

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