Alcohols, Carboxylic Acids and Esters

A detailed quiz to help on Organic Compounds, a Unit in AQA C3

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1. When naming an Ester, how do you choose the name?

  • The first part of the name is ALWAYS the Alcohol used, and the Second part of the name comes from the Carboxylic Acid used
  • The first part of the name is ALWAYS the Carboxylic Acid and the Second part is the Alcohol
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2. How are Esters used in Industry?

  • Through Perfumes and Artificial Food Flavourings
  • In Cleaning Products and Shoe Polish
  • They are used as Catalysts for other reactions

3. What function group do Alcohols have?

  • They ALWAYS end in O-H
  • They end in C-O-O-H
  • They don't have a function group

4. Give one way of forming a Carboxylic Acid?

  • A mildly Oxidising Agent to turn an Alcohol into a Carboxylic Acid
  • Mix the Alcohol with water
  • Increasing the pressure on the Alcohol

5. Alcohols are a Homologous series, what does this mean?

  • Homologous is a type of drug
  • Homologous - A group of chemicals that all have the same General formula and have very similiar properties
  • They all react with each other

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