Quiz | Enols, Enolates and Aldol Condensation

1

Which of the following reagents can deprotonate hydrogen on a carbon in α position of a carbonyl?

Et3N

LDA

NaOH

CH3COO-

2

What is the product of an aldol condensation?

An alkene

A diol

A dicarbonyl

An α,β-unsaturated aldehyde or ketone

3

What is the reactivity of an α,β-unsaturated aldehyde or ketone?

Typical reactivity of alkenes

Typical reactivity of carbonyls

1,4-addition reactions

All of the above

4

What is the product of the reaction between water and pent-3-en-2-one?

3-hydroxypentan-2-one

4-hydroxypentan-2-one

Pentane-2,4-diol

Pentane-2,4-dione

5

Which of the following statements concerning the keto-enol equilibria is correct?

The enol form is less stable than the corresponding keto form

Enol-Keto equilibration can be base-catalyzed

Enol-Keto equilibration can be acid-catalyzed

All of the above

6

Which of the following molecules is the most acidic?

β-diketone

Ketone

Aldehyde

Ester

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