Introduction to Organic Chemistry Quiz

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What is the definition of empirical formula?
The simplest ratio of atoms in a compound
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What is the definition of molecular formula?
The actual number of atoms of each element in a molecule
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Which homologous series is named with the suffix '-al'?
aldehydes
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Cycloalkanes have the same general formula as....?
alkenes
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A molecule has the stem 'but-' if its carbon chain is.... carbons long
4
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How many carbon atoms in 3-ethyl-2,3-dimethylpentane
9
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What system is used for naming organic compounds?
IUPAC
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Which homologous series has the functional group CHO?
aldehydes
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Which homologous series has the functional group -COC-?
ketones
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Which homologous series has the functional group -COCl?
acyl chlorides
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What is the functional group for carboxylic acids?
-COOH
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What are curly arrows for?
To show movement of electrons
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What are isomers?
Two molecules that have the same molecular formula but their atoms are arranged differently
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What are chain isomers?
They have a different arrangement of the carbon skeleton
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What are stereoisomers?
Same structural formula but different arrangement in space
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Why do C=C bonds lead to the stereoisomers?
They can't rotate
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What does a E-isomer have?
The two highest priority groups on opposite sides of the C=C bond
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If 2 atoms are the same, when working out priorities of groups attached to a C=C bond, what do you do?
Look at the next atom along that they are attached to and whichever has largest molecular formula has highest prioty
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Which group would have a higher priority under CIP priority rules, -Br or -OH?
-Br
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