Quiz%206 - Answer: A What are the starting materials and...

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Quiz Sept. 9, 2010 Name: _______________ Why are strong bases used to deprotonate alcohols? a. Because they are stronger than the alcohol. b. Because they are stronger than the alkoxide. c. Because they attract the proton more strongly than water. d. Because they form a more stable bond with the alcohol. Answer: B Why are thiols more acidic than alcohols? a. Because of the relatively weak S-H bond, when compared to the O-H bond. b. Because of the S-H hydrogen bonding ability. c. Because of the enhanced electronegativity of the sulfur atom when compared to oxygen. d. They are not; alcohols are more acidic than thiols.
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Unformatted text preview: Answer: A What are the starting materials and products of a fermentation reaction? a. Cellulose is the starting material, while alcohols and carbon dioxide are the products. b. Carbon dioxide and ethanol are the starting materials, while carbohydrates are the products. c. Carbohydrates are the starting materials, while carbon dioxide and ethanol are the products. d. Enzymes are the starting materials, while carbohydrates, carbon dioxide, and ethanol are the products. Answer: C...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course BME 201 taught by Professor Schmidt during the Fall '11 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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