Ethers: Definition, Properties & Uses


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Which of the following is TRUE for ethers?

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1. How does the boiling point of ethers compare to that of similar sized alcohol molecules?

2. How do you know you have an alkyl group?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this worksheet and quiz to check your knowledge of what ether is and the structure it possesses. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include organic compounds and properties of ethers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be quizzed over the following topics:

  • Use of an ether
  • Description of an organic compound
  • Characteristics of the alkyl group
  • The boiling point of ethers

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the properties of an ether
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the boiling point of ethers
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on ethers

Additional Learning

If you want to understand more about the makeup of ethers, review the lesson called Ethers: Definition, Properties & Uses. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what an organic compound is
  • Review characteristics of the alkyl group
  • Identify the uses of ethers
  • Compare and contrast alky groups and aryl groups