Alcohols, Phenols & Ethers

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Alcohols, Phenols & Ethers

Chemical reactions are part and parcel to chemistry. Do you think that you know about alcohols phenols and ethers? Take the quiz below and find out how much you really know about them. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Monochlorination of toluene in sunlight followed by hydrolysis with aq. NaOH yields.
    • A. 

      O- Cresol

    • B. 

      M- Cresol

    • C. 

      2, 4- Dihydroxytoulene

    • D. 

      Benzyl alcohol

  • 2. 
    The process of converting alkyl halides into alcohols involves:
    • A. 

      Addition Reaction

    • B. 

      Substitution Reaction

    • C. 

      Dehydrohalogenation Reaction

    • D. 

      Rearrangement Reaction

  • 3. 
    The reaction which involves dicholrocabene as an electrophile is:
    • A. 

      Reimer-Teimann Reaction

    • B. 

      Kolbe’s Reaction

    • C. 

      Freidel–Craft’s Acylation

    • D. 

      Kolbe–Schmidt Reaction

  • 4. 
    The structure of iso-butyl alcohol is:
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 5. 
    In the following compounds:
    • A. 

      III > IV > I > II

    • B. 

      I > IV > III > II

    • C. 

      II > I > III > IV

    • D. 

      IV >III > I > II

  • 6. 
    Anisole reacts with Br2 in ethanoic acid, predominantly give:
    • A. 

      Only p- bromoanisole

    • B. 

      2, 4, 6- tribromo anisole

    • C. 

      Mixture of o- bromoanisole and p- bromoanisole

    • D. 

      Only o- bromoanisole

  • 7. 
    Guess the compound A:
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 8. 
    Phenol on nitration with conc. HNO3 form:
    • A. 

      2-nitrophenol

    • B. 

      4-nitrophenol

    • C. 

      3-nitrophenol

    • D. 

      2,4.6-nitrophenol

  • 9. 
    The reaction of sodium benezene sulphonate with NaOH followed by acidification gives:
    • A. 

      Phenol

    • B. 

      Benzoic Acid

    • C. 

      Benzene

    • D. 

      1,2-dihydroxy benzene

  • 10. 
    Haloform reaction does not take place with:
    • A. 

      Acetone

    • B. 

      2-chloropropane

    • C. 

      Ethanol

    • D. 

      Methanol

  • 11. 
    Propene on hydroboration-oxidation produces:
    • A. 

      CH3CH2CH2OH

    • B. 

      CH3CHOHCH2OH

    • C. 

      CH3CH2CHO

    • D. 

      CH3CHOHCH3

  • 12. 
    Among the following compounds, strongest acid is:
    • A. 
    • B. 

      C6H6

    • C. 

      C2H6

    • D. 

      CH3OH

  • 13. 
    Among the following four compounds: (i) Phenol (ii) Methylphenol (iii) meta-nitrophenol (iv) para-nitrophenol The decreasing acidity order is:
    • A. 

      (iv) > (iii) > (i) > (ii)

    • B. 

      (iii) > (iv) > (i) > (ii)

    • C. 

      (i) > (iv) > (iii) > (ii)

    • D. 

      (ii) > (i) > (iii) > (iv)

  • 14. 
    During dehydration of alcohols to alkenes by heating with conc. H2SO4, the initial step is:
    • A. 

      Formation of an ester

    • B. 

      Protonation of alcohol molecule

    • C. 

      Formation of carbocation

    • D. 

      Elimination of water

  • 15. 
    What are the products of the following reactions?
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
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