Alcohols, Carboxylic Acids and Esters

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

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1. The reaction between an Alcohol and a Carboxylic Acid can be catalysed by what?

  • A concentrated Acid (e.g. Sulphuric Acid)
  • A piece of Iron
  • A Nickel catalyst
  • An Alkali Metal
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2. 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

3. How is an Ester formed?

  • Heating a Carboxylic Acid
  • Reacting an Alcohol and a Carboxylic Acid
  • Heating an Alcohol

4. 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

5. What is the Function group for an Ester?

  • It is -C-O-O-
  • It is C-O
  • It is -H-O

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