Alcohols, Carboxylic Acids and Esters

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

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1. 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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2. What is a useful Carboxylic Acid?

  • Ethanoic acid (found in Vinegar)
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Methylated Spirits

3. How are Esters used in Industry?

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

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. 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

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