Quiz | Aldehydes and Ketones – Part 2
The Wolff-Kishner reduction reduces carbonyl compounds into:
Which of the following statements is correct about the addition of hydrogen cyanide on carbonyls?
The carbonyl oxygen is protonated by HCl
The carbonyl oxygen is protonated by HCN
The alkoxide intermediate is protonated by HCN
There is no proton transfer step in the mechanism of this reaction
The Wittig reaction converts a ketone into:
A phosphorus ylide
Which of the following statements is correct about the Wittig reaction?
The reaction creates a cyclic intermediate called oxaphosphetane
An enol is formed to react with the phosphorus ylide
Phosphonium ylides are electrophilic
NaOH can be used to generate the phosphorus ylides
The Baeyer-Villiger oxidation results in the formation of:
An ester and a peroxycarboxylic acid
A ketone and a peroxycarboxylic acid
A ketone and a carboxylic acid
An ester and a carboxylic acid
Which of the following alkyl substituents migrates most rapidly the in Baeyer-Villiger reaction?