Carbon Chemistry Plastics Questions Forming Plastics From Alkenes Answer the following questions by writing the answer in the space provided. 1. Define the following terms: a) Monomer b) Polymer c) Polymerisation 2. Draw a diagram of a reaction to show how a monomer polymerises for form a polymer. Represent a monomer with this symbol like a rectangle. 3. Write a reaction for the polymerisation of ethene. 4. Explain how ethene polymer forma a sheet of plastic. Use a diagram to assist the explanation.