Nucleophilic Substitution in Haloalkanes


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Which haloalkane reacts the fastest in a SN2 reaction?

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1. Which of the following molecules is a nucleophile?

2. Classify the following haloalkane.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Address your knowledge of nucleophilic substitution in haloalkanes by using the quiz/worksheet combo. Examples of haloalkanes and nucleophiles are on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can figure out how much you know about:

  • Molecule that undergoes a SN2 reaction
  • Classifying haloalkanes and alkyl halides
  • Determining which molecule from a given list is a nucleophile
  • Determining the reaction speeds of haloalkanes in an SN2 reaction

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on haloalkanes and nucleophilic attacks
  • Information recall - retrieve the details you picked up regarding how to classify an alkyl halide
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about SN2 reactions

Additional Learning

Nucleophilic Substitution in Haloalkanes is a lesson you can use any time. It lets you complete the following objectives:

  • Determine what a nucleophile is
  • Review SN1 reactions
  • Define 'electrophiles'