Reduction of Aldehydes and Keytones

A brief quiz on reduction reactions involving aldehydes and keytones! Enjoy!

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1. What symbol is used to represent the reducing agent in equations?

  • [H]
  • [O]
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2. What does the reduction of an aldehyde form?

  • Keytone
  • Secondary alcohol
  • Primary alcohol
  • Carboxylic acid

3. What is the exact ion used in the reduction reaction?

  • H+
  • H-
  • OH-
  • OH+

4. What does the reduction of a keytone form?

  • Secondary alcohol
  • Primary alcohol
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Aldehyde

5. By what mechanism does the reducing agent you chose above reduce aldehydes and keytones?

  • Nucleophilic substitution
  • Nucleophilic addition
  • Electrophilic addition
  • Electrophilic substitution

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