General Properties Of Organic Compounds

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General Properties Of Organic Compounds

This quiz is intended for testing the students' knowledge on the general properties of organic compounds such as polarity, solubility, boiling points, combustibility, stability, compatibility, acidity, and basicity. Please view the video before taking the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following compounds is an alcohol?  
    • A. 

      MeC(O)Me

    • B. 

      MeC(O)OH

    • C. 

      MeOH

    • D. 

      NaOH

    • E. 

      EtOMe

  • 2. 
    Which of the following compounds is readily to dissolve in water? 
    • A. 

      Pentane

    • B. 

      Pentanol

    • C. 

      Pentanoic acid

    • D. 

      Sodium pentanoate

    • E. 

      Penthouse

  • 3. 
    Which of the following pairs has the highest and lowest boiling points (in any order)? 
    • A. 

      Water & NaOH

    • B. 

      NaOH & MeOH

    • C. 

      MeOH & Water

    • D. 

      Water & EtOH

    • E. 

      EtOH & MeOH

  • 4. 
    Which of the following compounds is likely to have the lowest flash point?  
    • A. 

      Gasoline

    • B. 

      Cooking oil

    • C. 

      Pentane

    • D. 

      Rubbing alcohol

    • E. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 5. 
    Which of the following groups is likely to form a homogeneous solution?  
    • A. 

      Water, salt, baby oil

    • B. 

      Water, ethanol, gasoline

    • C. 

      Ethanol, gasoline, NaOH

    • D. 

      Cooking oil, gasoline, paraffin

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Choose the correct sequence of the following compounds in the order of decreasing acidity.(a) water(b) propanoic acid(c) propylamine(d) HCl
    • A. 

      A > b > c > d

    • B. 

      D > c > b > a

    • C. 

      D > b > a > c

    • D. 

      D > b > c > a

    • E. 

      None of the above is correct

  • 7. 
    In general organic compounds are componds that contain carbon; however there are many exceptions. Which of the following compounds is most likely an organic compound? 
    • A. 

      Sodium carbonate

    • B. 

      Lithium Cyanide

    • C. 

      Carbon Monoxide

    • D. 

      Carbonic acid

    • E. 

      Plastic

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