Aldehydes and ketones

aldehydes and ketones

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  • Created on: 29-10-11 21:51
Aldehydes and ketones contain...
a carbonyl group
1 of 12
aldehydes have their functional group on the..... of the chain
end
2 of 12
ketones have their functional group on the.... of the chain
body
3 of 12
..... can be easily oxidised
aldehydes
4 of 12
..... are not easily oxidised
ketones
5 of 12
Tollens reagent changes from colourless to.... when added to an aldehyde
silver mirror
6 of 12
fehlings or benedicts solution turns from blue to..... when added to an aldehyde
brick red
7 of 12
you can reduce aldehydes and ketones back to...
alcohols
8 of 12
aldehydes reduce to....
primary alcohols
9 of 12
ketones reduce to....
secondary alcohols
10 of 12
reducing an aldehyde is a(n)....
nucleophilic addition reaction
11 of 12
hydrogen cyanide reacts with carbonyl compounds to produce....
hydroxynitriles
12 of 12

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aldehydes have their functional group on the..... of the chain

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end

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ketones have their functional group on the.... of the chain

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..... can be easily oxidised

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..... are not easily oxidised

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Tovin

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This is a great test, keep up the good work!!! 92%

Joshua Murray

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For question 12, surely the reaction be electrophilic addition as it involves the attack on the C=O by a hydrogen ion, which would be an electrophile?

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