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An IB Periodic Table is required.

Questions 1-4 are about the reactions of the six organic compounds shown below:

A. B. C.







D. E. F.
Molecule D functional groups CH2=CHCH3 CH2BrCH2CH3
1. Which compound can undergo free-radical substitution to form 2-bromopropane?
2. Which compound can be oxidized to form a ketone using acidified potassium manganate(VII)?
3. Which compound can turn bromine water colourless without UV light?
4. Which compound undergoes nucleophilic substitution reaction with aqueous NaOH?
5. When 2,3-dimethylbutane reacts with chlorine in the presence of UV light, how many mono-substituted products can be formed?
  • A.   2
  • B.   3
  • C.   4
  • D.   6
6. Which one of the following species is not a free radical?
  • A.   OH
  • B.   Br
  • C.   CH4
  • D.   NO

7. Below are three alkene isomers of C4H8. Which ones can form a secondary halogenoalkane when reacting with hydrogen bromide?

Alkene Isomers of C4H8

  • A.   I and II only
  • B.   I and III only
  • C.   II and III only
  • D.   I, II and III
8. Which products cannot be formed through the oxidation of propan-1-ol?
  • A.   Propanal
  • B.   Carbon dioxide
  • C.   Propanone
  • D.   Propanoic acid
9. Which of the following species cannot act as a nucleophile?
  • A.   OH-
  • B.   H+
  • C.   NH3
  • D.   CN-

10. Select the correct monomer which forms the polymer below through addition polymerization.

Polymer - functional groups Q10

  • A.   CH2=CHCH2CH2CH3
  • B.   CH3CH=CHCH2CH3
  • C.
  • D.