Vollhardt,Chapter11

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Chapter 11: 1. What is a prime rule in naming alkenes? a. Find the longest carbon chain. b. Find the longest carbon chain containing the alkene. c. Find whether the alkene has a cis- or trans- configuration. d. Find how far the alkene functionality is from either end. Answer: B 2. The double bond of an alkene is represented by an “equals sign” that represents what? a. A sigma bond. b. A pi bond. c. The bonding framework. d. A sigma and a pi bond. Answer: D 3. Which is generally more polar, cis- alkenes or trans- alkenes? a. Cis- alkenes. b. Trans- alkenes. c. It depends on the substituents. d. There is no correlation between cis- and trans-, and molecular polarity. Answer: A 4. What is the difference between vicinal and geminal substituents on an alkene? a. Two of the three configurations of geminal and vicinal must relate to different side substituents. b. Of all the configurations, only geminal has substituents on two carbons. c.
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