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The world of carbon

Naming organic compounds - Test

1.

Questions 1 to 3 refer to the following molecules:

Figure A:CH(triple bond)CH3, Figure B:CH2OHCH2CH2CH3, Figure C:CH3CH(double bond)O, Figure D:CH3CH(double bond)CH2

Which of the above molecules is an alkyne?

2.

Which of the above molecules is an aldehyde?

3.

Which of the above molecules contains a hydroxyl group?

4.

Name the following molecule:

CH3CH2CHCH3CH2CH3

5.

Name the following molecule:

CH3CH(double bond)CCH3CH3

6.

Which of the following shows the structure of 4-methylpentan-2-one?

Figure A:CH3C(double bond)OCH2CHCH3CH2CH3, Figure B:CH3C(double bond)OCH2CHCH3CH3. Figure C:CH3CHCH3CH2CH2CH(double bond)O

7.

State whether the following alcohol is a primary, secondary or tertiary alcohol.

CH3COHCH3CH3

8.

Name the following molecule:

CH3CCH3CH3CH2COH(double bond)O

9.

Name the ester formed from butanol and ethanoic acid.

10.

Name the following molecule:

CH3CH2CH2OCH(double bond)O