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Oxidation Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When ethanol is oxidized what oxidizing agent is most commonly employed in the reaction?

Question 2 2. When ethanol is oxidized a specific product is formed that is found in many food products used daily. What product is this that is formed?

Question 3 3. In the reaction mechanism of the oxidation of ethanol, what important intermediate is formed in the first step after reaction with a molecule of chromic acid?

Question 4 4. What important reagent serves to ultimately produce an intermediate compound with two -OH groups on it in step number two of the reaction mechanism involving the oxidation of ethanol?

Question 5 5. In a certain chemical reaction, it was determined that the reactant went from having no oxygen atoms to having two oxygen atoms in the observed product. What type of reaction had to have occurred?

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Question 6 6. What are the net products of glucose oxidation?

Question 7 7. What is the investment stage of glycolysis?

Question 8 8. Which step is the only irreversible step in stage 2 of glycolysis?

Question 9 9. What is glycolysis?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT true about step 3, phosphofructokinase?

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Question 11 11. How many molecules of acetyl-CoA will be created from a 14 carbon fatty acid?

Question 12 12. Which carbon atoms on a fatty acid molecule have the hydrogen atoms removed from them in the first step (acyl-CoA dehydrogenase) of beta oxidation?

Question 13 13. How many molecules of ATP are produced from 1 molecule of a fatty acid?

Question 14 14. What molecule regulates fatty acid oxidation?

Question 15 15. Which enzyme cuts off the acetyl-CoA from the rest of the fatty acid?

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Question 16 16. When an alcohol is exposed to oxidizing conditions using sodium hypochlorite, what type of reaction conditions are usually needed?

Question 17 17. In the third mechanistic step of the oxidation of cyclohexanol, what reactive species adds to cyclohexanol and triggers the ejection of water as a leaving group?

Question 18 18. When a secondary alcohol is oxidized with sodium hypochlorite the product is always a _____.

Question 19 19. In the final mechanistic step of the oxidation of cyclohexanol, what key reagent acts as a base to abstract a hydrogen atom to form the ketone product?

Question 20 20. Although the oxidation of cyclohexanol involves several different chemicals, what ultimately serves as the active oxidizing agent in the reaction?

Oxidation Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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