Quiz Nitration of methyl benzoate Chem 236

Quiz Nitration of methyl benzoate Chem 236 - ___Ethanol...

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Quiz: Chem 236 Name_____________________ Nitration of methyl benzoate 1 . [2 points] Give the product of the following reaction and make sure to balance the equation. O O H 2 SO 4 HNO 3 + + 2 . [4 points] Give a mechanism for the reaction shown in question 1. 3 . [2 points] What chemicals are needed in the nitration of methyl benzoate? Check all that used in the nitration of methyl benzoate. ___Water ___Methyl benzoate
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Unformatted text preview: ___Ethanol ___Glacial Acetic Acid ___Nitric acid ___NaHSO 3 ___Sulfuric acid ___Aniline 4 . [2 points] The directions tell you to add 102 mg of methyl benzoate (MW= 136 g/mole) into a 5-mL conical vial. Separately, 0.20 mL of concd. sulfuric acid and 0.080 mL of concd. Nitric acid are put in a vial to form the nitrating mixture. Which is the limiting reagent? Why?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2010 for the course CHEM 234 taught by Professor Jhonpenn during the Spring '08 term at West Virginia State University.

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