Optical Isomers: Definition & Examples


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Isomers that have the same formula but differ in their structure are called _____ isomers.

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1. Which of the following is NOT true about optical isomers?

2. Which of the following is a condition of optical isomerism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz and worksheet are multiple-choice questions designed to test your understanding of optical isomers. Among topics covered in these assessments are isomers, optical isomerism and a restrictive carbon-carbon double bond.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how much you know about the following using this quiz and worksheet:

  • Isomers and optical isomers
  • Condition of optical isomerism
  • Restrictive carbon-carbon double bond
  • Isomers that have the same formula but differ in their structure

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms like isomers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding isomers that differ in structure but have the same formula
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about optical isomers and optical isomerism

Additional Learning

Explore the lesson accompanying this quiz and worksheet called Optical Isomers: Definition & Examples to learn about or better understand the following:

  • Enantiomers
  • Plane polarized light
  • Examples of isomers