Quiz | Further Reactions of Haloalkanes
Which statement is correct about an SN1 reaction?
The reaction is stereospecific
The bond-breaking step is the fastest step of the reaction
SN1 reactions proceed through an intermediate carbocation
The kinetic rate involves the nucleophile
Which of the following statements regarding the E2 mechanism is incorrect?
E2 mechanism is always bimolecular
E2 mechanism is second order
E2 mechanism occurs in one step
E2 mechanism occurs with a syn periplanar geometry
Which statement is incorrect about an E1 reaction between (CH3)3CBr and NaOH?
It competes with an SN1 reaction
An alkene is formed
The reaction occurs with an anti periplanar geometry
The kinetic rate only involves (CH3)3CBr
Which of the following starting material reacts by the E1 mechanism most readily?
What is the major product of an elimination reaction between 3-chloro-2,3-dimethylpentane and NaOH?
No selectivity observed
Which conditions favor an E1 reaction?
strong sterically hindered base / primary alkyl halide
strong sterically hindered base / tertiary alkyl halide
good nucleophile / primary alkyl halide
good nucleophile / tertiary alkyl halide