1. What is the role of the hydroxide ion in an elimination reaction?
- Base to accept proton from carbon
- Nucleophile to attack slightly positive carbon ion
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2. Why do fluroalkanes hydrolise more slowly than iodoalkanes?
- Flourine is less elctronegative than iodine
- Flourine is more elctronegative than iodine
- C-F bond has a higher bond enthalpy than C-I bonds
- C-F bond has a lower bond enthalpy than C-I bonds
3. What is an electrophile?
- Electron pair acceptor
- Electron pair donar
4. Why are alkanes unreactive
- They are non polar and therefore can not react with polar reagents
- They are polar and therefore can not react with non polar reagents
- They are polar and therefore can only react with polar reagents
- They are non polar and therefore can react with polar reagents
5. Why can free radicals react with alkanes?
- They are extremely reactive due to their unpaired electron
- They are non polar just like alkanes