O Chem Definitions

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Organic chem terminolgy


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  • 1. 
    The study of hydrocarbons and their deriviatives is called
    • A. 

      Thermochemistry

    • B. 

      Inorganic chemistry

    • C. 

      Nuclear chemistry

    • D. 

      Organic chemistry

  • 2. 
    Formula that lists the number of atoms in a molecule but does not show the arrangement of the atoms
    • A. 

      Empirical formula

    • B. 

      Molecular formula

    • C. 

      Structural formula

    • D. 

      Mathmatical formula

  • 3. 
    Chemical formula that shows the arrangement of atoms
    • A. 

      Empirical formula

    • B. 

      Molecular formula

    • C. 

      Structural formula

    • D. 

      Electron dot formula

  • 4. 
    A group of organic compounds with related structures and properties; each member differing by a specific number of carbons and hydrogens (usu CH2)
    • A. 

      Hydrocarbons

    • B. 

      Homologous series

    • C. 

      Polymers

    • D. 

      Nucleic acids

  • 5. 
    Unsaturated hydrocarbons containing one double bond between two of the carbons
    • A. 

      Benzene series

    • B. 

      Alkanes

    • C. 

      Alkenes

    • D. 

      Alkynes

  • 6. 
    Unsaturated hydrocarbons containing one triple bond between two of the carbon atoms.
    • A. 

      Alkanes

    • B. 

      Alkenes

    • C. 

      Alkynes

    • D. 

      Benzene series

  • 7. 
    Organic compounds containing one or more hydroxyl (-OH) groups
    • A. 

      Organic acids

    • B. 

      Bases

    • C. 

      Alcohols

    • D. 

      Halogens

  • 8. 
    Long chain chemical molecule made up of repeating smaller units
    • A. 

      Monomers

    • B. 

      Polymers

    • C. 

      Dehydration

    • D. 

      Hydrolysis

  • 9. 
    Repeating chemical units that make up a larger chain molecule
    • A. 

      Monomers

    • B. 

      Polymers

    • C. 

      Dehydration

    • D. 

      Hydrolysis

  • 10. 
    Members of this group of organic compounds can be used for preservatives
    • A. 

      Alcohols

    • B. 

      Aldehydes

    • C. 

      Esters

    • D. 

      Ethers

  • 11. 
    Members of this group of organic compounds can act as anesthetics
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Aldehyde

    • C. 

      Esters

    • D. 

      Ethers