Vollhardt,Chapter22

Vollhardt,Chapter22 - Chapter 22: 1. Where does a...

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Chapter 22: 1. Where does a halogenation occur on toluene? a. Ortho to the methyl group. b. Meta to the methyl group. c. Para to the methyl group. d. At the alpha position, the -CH3. Answer: D 2. What does the complete oxidation of a benzylic carbon produce? a. An alkane. b. An alcohol. c. A carboxylic acid. d. An ester. Answer: C 3. Why do phenols exist in the enol form? a. They don’t; rather, they exist deprotonated. b. Because of ring strain in the benzene. c. Because of the acidity of the phenolic hydrogen. d. Aromatic stabilization of the benzene ring. Answer: D 4. Why is the oxygen atom of phenols relatively strongly basic? a. Because of the planarity of the benzene ring. b. Because of the lack of steric hindrance at the oxygen. c. Because of resonance stabilization. d. It isn’t; rather, it is weakly basic. Answer: C 5. What is the product of the esterification of a phenol? a. A phenyl etherate. b.
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