Naming Organic Compounds: Rules & Practice - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of the following atoms are always present in an organic compound?

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1. What is the name of the following compound?

2. Which of the following terms would fit as a root word when naming organic compounds?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz/worksheet, assess your understanding of the processes for naming organic compounds. Quiz questions also ask you to identify compounds from a diagram.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you'll be tested on:

  • Atoms always found in organic compounds
  • Identifying compounds from a visual depiction
  • Naming organic compounds
  • Incorporating side chains in naming compounds

Skills Practiced

By taking this quiz, you'll assess your proficiency in:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge about naming organic compounds to solve practice problems
  • Making connections - apply your understanding to identify the relationship between root words and naming compounds
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding side chains and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Check out the accompanying lesson called Naming Organic Compounds: Rules & Practice for more information about naming organic compounds. You'll examine:

  • Atomic makeup of organic compounds
  • International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry naming guidelines
  • Step-by-step process for naming compounds
  • Functional groups and side groups in compounds