Quiz | Carboxylic Acid Derivatives
What is the order of the carboxylic acid derivatives from the least reactive to the most reactive?
carboxylic anhydrides < esters < amides < acyl halides
esters < amides < acyl halides < carboxylic anhydrides
amides < esters < carboxylic anhydrides < acyl halides
acyl halides < carboxylic anhydrides < esters < amides
Which carboxylic acid derivatives has the most acidic proton on the α-carbon?
What is the typical chemical reaction of carboxylic acid derivatives?
Addition - Elimination
Which of the following reagents transforms an ester into an aldehyde?
NaOH / H2O
Which starting materials are required for a transesterification?
Carboxylic acid + ester
Carboxylic acid + alcohol
Ester + alcohol
Which of the following reagents transforms an amide into an amine?
H2SO4 / H2O