Nitration: Reaction & Products


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What is the correct name for a nitro group that is ready to react with an aromatic ring?

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1. Nitration is an example of:

2. Which of the following substances acts as the base to pull off a hydrogen atom from the aromatic ring to re-generate the aromatic system in the nitration reaction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The process and results of nitration are the main points of this quiz and worksheet combination. Questions address the correct name for a nitro group prepared to react with an aromatic ring and some common uses of aromatic nitro compounds.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The topics mentioned below are used to test your knowledge during the quiz:

  • Nitration as an example of a process
  • A base used to pull hydrogen from the aromatic ring
  • The nucleophile in a nitration reaction
  • Common uses for aromatic nitro compounds

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can name the base used to pull hydrogen from the aromatic ting
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about nucleophiles
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about nitration as a process

Additional Learning

To find out more, open the lesson titled Nitration: Reaction & Products. Inside, you can locate the subjects mentioned below:

  • Hydroxyl groups
  • Other uses of nitro compounds
  • Amines