Haloform Reaction: Definition & Examples


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Which of the choices below represents what's known as a haloform?

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1. Which of the following acts as the nucleophile in Step 4 of the haloform reaction?

2. Which of the following haloforms would result if iodine were used as the halogen in the haloform reaction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet, you can quickly test your knowledge of haloform reaction. You'll be required to answer a few multiple-choice questions related to haloform reaction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will confirm your knowledge of the following:

  • Products of a haloform reaction
  • What haloform contains
  • The nucleophile in one of the steps of the haloform reaction
  • The result of iodine being used as the halogen in a haloform reaction
  • The chemical compound that's required in order to create a haloform reaction

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about haloform reaction
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about use of iodine as the halogen in a haloform reaction and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what's contained in haloform

Additional Learning

To get an even better understanding of this subject, check out the related lesson titled Haloform Reaction: Definition & Examples. Here are some of the topics you'll find in this lesson:

  • An overview of what haloform reaction is
  • The form of a haloform reaction
  • Steps involved in the haloform reaction mechanism