Ether: Preparation & Reactions


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Which of the following molecules has an ether functional group?

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1. Which two molecules react in a Williamson ether synthesis?

2. Ethers are not very reactive, but can participate in:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take advantage of the quiz and worksheet, seeing what you comprehend about ether. How it's prepared and its reactions are topics you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can check your familiarity with:

  • Two molecules that react in a Williamson ether synthesis
  • How ethers are commonly used
  • Reaction with ether that can form explosive peroxides

Skills Practiced

Use these materials to practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what ethers can participate in
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on ether
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ether reactions

Additional Learning

Ether: Preparation & Reactions is a lesson you can use any time to review more topics, including:

  • Ether reactivity
  • The makeup of ether
  • Attributes of peroxides