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Overview of Aldehydes & Ketones Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A double bond in a carbonyl group can influence which of the following behaviors in a chemical compound?

Question 2 2. What happens to the melting and boiling point of a chemical that contains a carbonyl group?

Question 3 3. Which of the following can be used to synthesize ketones?

Question 4 4. Which of the following can be synthesized from primary alcohols through oxidation?

Question 5 5. What is another name for formaldehyde?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is INCORRECT about formaldehyde?

Question 7 7. What is the difference between an aldehyde and a ketone?

Question 8 8. What would you react with the following aldehyde to form a carboxylic acid but not react with the alcohol?

Question 9 9. The carbonyl carbon of an aldehyde has a slight _____.

Question 10 10. Electrophiles are _____.

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Question 11 11. Nucleophilic addition of water forms which of the following products?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT true about nucleophilic addition reactions of water with aldehydes and ketones?

Question 13 13. Which of the following describes how to name aldehydes?

Question 14 14. How are aldehydes different from ketones?

Question 15 15. One common modification of the Wolff-Kishner reduction is popularly called the _____.

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Question 16 16. The first step of the mechanism occurs in _____ stages.

Question 17 17.

Complete the general form of the aldol reaction below by selecting the missing reactant that corresponds to the blank:

Enolate + _____ = Aldol product

Question 18 18. In the final mechanistic step of the aldol addition, the oxygen atom that contains a negative charge becomes protonated by gaining a hydrogen atom, forming an alcohol group and the final aldol product. What molecular entity supplies the hydrogen atom needed to form the alcohol group?

Question 19 19. What is a Grignard reagent?

Question 20 20. What do you use to create a tertiary alcohol using the Grignard reaction?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a use for the Wittig reaction?

Question 22 22. Which of the following explains how to prepare ylides for the Wittig reaction?

Question 23 23. What makes the ketone function group different from an aldehyde functional group?

Question 24 24. Which of the following are a type reaction used in ketone synthesis

Question 25 25. How many steps are in the Cannizzaro reaction?

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Question 26 26. What is necessary for the Cannizzaro reaction to occur?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is INCORRECT?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is an example of acetone used for cleaning?

Question 29 29. In addition to double bond length, the negatively charged oxygen and positively charged carbon in a carbonyl group influence what chemical property?

Question 30 30. Why would scientists need to oxidize alcohols?

Overview of Aldehydes & Ketones Chapter Exam Instructions

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