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The monomer of polythene is
1. ethene
2. ethyne
3. ethyl alcohol
4. ethane

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : ethene

The correct answer is ethene​.

  • The monomer of polythene is ethene.
  • The primary uses of polyethene are in packaging film, garbage bags, grocery bags, insulation for wires and cables, agricultural mulch, bottles, toys, and houseware.
    • Polythene is also used in trays, fruit juice containers, milk containers, crates, and food packaging products.
    • The branched form of polyethene, known as low-density polyethylene (LDPE).
    • Polyethylene is made by the addition of radical polymerization of ethylene (olefin) monomers.
    • (Chemical formula of Ethene - C2H4). Ziegler-Natta and Metallocene catalysts are used to carry out the polymerization of polyethylene.

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