Types of Reaction Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry


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What kind of reaction mechanism would you use for the following reaction?

A strong nucleophile is used to create a double bond.

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1. What are the steps in an Sn2 reaction?

2. Choose the correct mechanism for the following reaction using a weak base:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and worksheet, test your knowledge of the types of reaction mechanisms in organic chemistry. Steps in a Sn2 reaction and different types of mechanisms are topics you will see on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these resources, you will be tested over:

  • Meaning of Sn2
  • Examples of different reactions
  • Steps in a Sn2 reaction
  • Reaction mechanisms

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding what Sn2 stands for
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different reaction mechanisms
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the steps in a Sn2 reaction and interpret them correctly

Additional Learning

If you are looking to learn more about these mechanisms, use the lesson called Types of Reaction Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry. Use this lesson to cover more about:

  • Four simple reactions in organic chemistry
  • Steps involved in different reactions
  • Types of reaction mechanisms