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Overview of Aldehydes & Ketones Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What happens to a secondary alcohol in the presence of an oxidizing agent?

Question 2 2. What two physical properties that can help us identify a ketone?

Question 3 3. What is the general formula of an aldehyde?

Question 4 4. A carbon that is double bonded to an oxygen is known as a _____.

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 are the product(s) of this Cannizzaro reaction?

Question 8 8. Which of the following images best depicts how electrons are shared in the second step of the Cannizzaro reaction?

Question 9 9. Which of the following describes how to name aldehydes?

Question 10 10. What is the name of this compound?

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Question 11 11. The modification of the Wolff-Kishner reduction helps to prepare _____.

Question 12 12. The Wolff-Kishner reduction reduces carbonyl compounds to _____.

Question 13 13. What reactant would you start with to use lithium aluminum hydride with a reduction mechanism to form a secondary alcohol?

Question 14 14. What is the difference between an aldehyde and a ketone?

Question 15 15. Which of the following can be used as an oxidizing agent to form aldehydes or ketones?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following can be synthesized from primary alcohols through oxidation?

Question 17 17. Where does the Grignard reagent attack on this ketone?

Question 18 18. How is the carbon in the Grignard reagent able to bond to the carbon on an aldehyde/ketone?

Question 19 19. What happens to the melting and boiling point of a chemical that contains a carbonyl group?

Question 20 20. Based on this structure of a carbonyl group, what type of bond links the carbon and oxygen atoms together?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an example of acetone used for cleaning?

Question 22 22. Why is acetone used to clean laboratory glassware?

Question 23 23. Which of the following explains how to prepare ylides for the Wittig reaction?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is necessary for a Wittig reaction?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a product of nucleophilic addition with alcohols to aldehydes and ketones?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT true about nucleophilic addition reactions of water with aldehydes and ketones?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28.

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

Enolate + _____ = Aldol product

Question 29 29. What makes the ketone function group different from an aldehyde functional group?

Question 30 30. Electrophiles are _____.

Overview of Aldehydes & Ketones Chapter Exam Instructions

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