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Overview of Carboxylic Acids Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following describes the acidic properties of carboxylic acids?

Question 2 2. Which of the following would increase the strength of a carboxylic acid?

Question 3 3. Why are carboxylic acids stronger acids compared to alcohols?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is not a way to write the chemical formula for acetic acid?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a use of acetic acid?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is another name for acetic acid?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is true about oxidation of primary alcohols and aldehydes?

Question 8 8. A scientist is preparing a carboxylic acid and uses potassium dichromate in the presence of an acid. Which of the following methods are they most likely using?

Question 9 9. Which of the following industries would require the synthesis of carboxylic acids?

Question 10 10. After the hydrogen atom dissociates from the hydroxyl group in a carboxyl group, the break in the double bond results in which of the following?

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Question 11 11. A carboxyl group results in the formation of what two bond types, with the oxygen and hydroxyl molecule, respectively?

Question 12 12. What is the difference between carbonyl and carboxyl groups?

Question 13 13. What is the name of this molecule?

Question 14 14. What is the name of this molecule?

Question 15 15. What is a carboxylic acid?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a carboxylic acid?

Question 17 17. What are the groups boxed in red and blue called, respectively?

Question 18 18. _____ fall under the classification of carboxylic acids.

Question 19 19. During the saponification mechanism, which of the following occurs?

Question 20 20. Which of the following processes can saponification be used for?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is considered a useful alkali in saponification reactions?

Question 22 22. What type of functional group is formed when acetyl chloride reacts with ammonia?

Question 23 23. What type of functional group is formed when acetyl chloride reacts with ethanol?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is true regarding why a carboxylic acid must be transformed into an acid chloride before derivatization?

Question 25 25. What reactants and products are used and formed in esterification?

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Question 26 26. Why is water formed in the esterification process?

Question 27 27. Is the following an ester, alcohol, carboxylic acid, or something all together different?

Question 28 28. What is a Bronsted-Lowry acid?

Question 29 29. Which of the following represents the structure of acetic acid?

Question 30 30. Which of the following preparation methods for carboxylic acids uses water as a reagent?

Overview of Carboxylic Acids Chapter Exam Instructions

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