Alcohols, Carboxylic Acids and Esters

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

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1. What is released when an Alcohol is burnt?

  • Nothing is released
  • They release Carbon Dioxide and Water
  • They release Hydrogen
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2. The reaction between an Alcohol and a Carboxylic Acid can be catalysed by what?

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

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

5. What is a useful Carboxylic Acid?

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

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