Unformatted text preview: Answer: D 3. Why is cyclohexane the most strain-free of the cycloalkanes? a. Because the bond angles within the ring are very close to the optimum angles for sp3 hybridization. b. Because the ring size is correct. c. Because the right number of carbon atoms have equitorial and axial C-H bonds. d. Because there is little steric hindrance between C-H bonds. Answer: A 4. What is the most stable configuration of cyclohexane? a. Boat. b. Chair. c. Twist boat. d. Skew boat. Answer: B 5. What are the most stable, substituted cyclohexanes? a. Axially substituted. b. 1,3 - disubstituted. c. Equitorially substituted. d. 1,3 - diaxially substituted. Answer: C...
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- Fall '11
- Atom, Conformational isomerism, cyclohexane, Cycloalkane, Structural isomer