Carboxylic Acid: Structural Formula, Properties & Uses


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Which of the following statements is INCORRECT about carboxylic acids?

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1. What role can carboxylic acids play in food and medicine?

2. Which of the following is a carboxylic acid?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of carboxylic acid. To do well on these assessments, you will need to understand the defining characteristics of carboxylic acids as well as know common examples of carboxylic acid.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these assessments, you will be quizzed on:

  • Which choice is not a carboxylic acid in a given set
  • Identifying false statements about carboxylic acids
  • Images in group boxes and labeling them correctly
  • Identifying an image of a carboxylic acid

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related carboxylic acid lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding carboxylic acids and pick out the statement that is not true
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of carboxylic acids to recognize which images are this type of acid and which ones are not

Additional Learning

Find out about the importance of carboxylic acids with the lesson titled Carboxylic Acid: Structural Formula, Properties & Uses. In this lesson, you will learn:

  • The meaning of polar
  • The defining characteristics of carboxylic acids
  • Typical examples of carboxylic acid
  • How to identify carboxylic acids from a given set
  • The uses of carboxylic acid