Alcohol in Chemistry: Types, Uses & Formula


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Which of the following is an alcohol functional group?

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1. Classify the following alcohol.

2. What is the name of this alcohol?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study assessments will quiz you on alcohol in chemistry. Answer questions on key points like an alcohol functional group and how to classify a type of alcohol.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • Identify an alcohol by name
  • Classify an alcohol
  • An alcohol that's most soluble in a specific liquid

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on alcohol in chemistry
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what an alcohol group is made of
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about alcohol that's most soluble in water and the classification of alcohol by its molecules

Additional Learning

For more, consider the accompanying lesson entitled Alcohol in Chemistry: Types, Uses & Formula. These topics will be addressed:

  • Definition of alcohol molecules
  • Hydroxyl and the '-ol' suffix
  • The suffix '-diol'
  • Dihydric and polyhydric molecules
  • Solubility definition
  • Primary and tertiary