Diazonium Salts: Preparation & Chemical Reactions


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A diazonium salt is an organic compound that contains a nitrogen-nitrogen triple bond and what?

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1. Which reaction involves the synthesis of an aryl chloride from a diazonium salt and uses copper (I) chloride as a reagent?

2. What organic product is formed by reacting a diazonium salt with water at elevated temperature?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to find out if you understand how diazonium salts are used. You will need to identify the product of different chemical reactions involving diazonium salts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you'll make sure you know about:

  • The name of the reaction involving the synthesis of aryl chloride from diazonium salts
  • Reagent combinations for making diazonium salt
  • The organic product formed from the reaction of diazonium salt and heated water

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve diazonium salt reaction practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the industry that uses a huge amount of azo dyes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the reagents and other reaction components used to form aryl chlorides

Additional Learning

If you are still curious about this compound, review the lesson titled Diazonium Salts: Preparation & Chemical Reactions. New topics covered include:

  • Chemical symbols of different diazonium salts
  • The specific dyes derived from diazonium salts
  • How the diazo portion of the compound is present
  • What a diazo-coupling reaction entails