Quiz | Aldehydes and Ketones
How many carbon atoms the simplest aldehyde and ketone contain, respectively?
1 and 1
1 and 3
2 and 2
2 and 3
Ketones may be prepared by the oxidation of:
Which of the following statements is correct?
The C=O bond of carbonyls is short, strong and very polar
The carbon of the carbonyl is electrophile while the oxygen is nucleophile
The hydrogen on the α-carbon of a carbonyl is acidic
All of the above
Which of the following methods results in the synthesis of carbonyls?
Ozonolysis of alkenes
Reduction of alkynes
None of the above
What is the first step in the addition reaction on a carbonyl under acidic conditions?
Protonation of the oxygen of C=O
Addition on the oxygen of C=O
Addition on the carbon of C=O
Which of the following reactions results in the formation of an acetal starting from a carbonyl?
Additions of hydrides
Additions of water
Additions of alcohols
Additions of amines