1. What is the product of a halogenalkane reacting with KOH under ethanolic conditions?
- An alcohol with a halogen group (addition)
- An alkene, water and KX (elimination)
- An alcohol and KX (subsitution)
- A salt and water
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2. What is the catalyst for the hydration of ethene into ethanol?
- Phosphoric acid
- Potassium (VIII) manganate
3. What are some of the issues with bioethanol and biodisel?
- It uses large areas of land and has substantial costs in processing and manufacture
- Engines will have to be drastically remodeled to run it
- It is non renewable
- It is not as close to carbon neutral as some fossil fuels such as coal
4. Why is 2-Bromopropane the major product of the reaction of propene and HBr?
- Because the intermediary carbocation is more stable (the charge is spread over more atoms)
- There is less steric hinderance for the reaction compared to 1-Bromopropane
- The H will attack where there are fewer H's already
- It is not, the products are equally likely as propene is symmetrical
5. What would this be called: CH3C(CH3)2CH2CH2OH