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Clue Answer % Correct
This functional group arises when a primary alcohol is oxidized by PCC (pyridinium chlorochromate)aldehyde
79.1%
This is the technical term for a molecule or its non-superimposable mirror imageenantiomer
67.1%
This is the name of an organomagnesium compound that is formed from Mg and an alkyl halideGrignard reagent
49.6%
This functional group will form when a ketone reacts with a primary amineimine
48.9%
This Nobel Prize-worthy cyclic reaction requires a diene and a dieneophileDiels-Alder reaction
47.2%
The term for an addition reaction which favors a group adding at the more substituted positionMarkovnikov
42.5%
This alcohol, with formula C₆H₅OH, has a pKa of about 10 and used to be called carbolic acidphenol
41.9%
This is a type of isomerization reaction where functional groups interconvert, like enol to ketonetautomerization
37.6%
The aromaticity of a cyclic compound is determined by this rule which requires [4n+2] pi electronsHückel rule
34.5%
This type of drawing shows the relative stereochemistry of two carbons along a bondNewman projection
33.9%
This three-membered cationic intermediate forms when Br₂ reacts with an alkenebromonium ion
33.7%
This reaction occurs when an acid chloride is combined with a benzene ring and AlCl₃Friedel-Crafts acylation
32.1%
This oxidative reaction with an allotrope of oxygen splits alkenes into two carbonyl compoundsozonolysis
30.9%
Clue Answer % Correct
This is the common name of dimethyl benzene, and mixtures of its isomers make a good solvent xylene
30.8%
This condensation reaction occurs when two esters combine to form a beta-ketoesterClaisen condensation
30%
This organophosphorus zwitterion is one of the two things needed for the Wittig reactionylide
28.6%
This hydrogenation catalyst for alkynes is made by 'poisoning' palladium with lead acetate, etc.Lindlar catalyst
27.2%
This functional group arises when a carbon is double bonded to both an oxygen and another carbonketene
23.4%
During elimination reactions, this rule states that the more substituted alkene should formZaitsev's rule
23.4%
This term, from the Latin for neighbor, describes when two things are bound to neighboring carbonsvicinal
20.3%
Any source of chromium(VI) ions and sulfuric acid form this mixture used to oxidize alcoholsJones' reagent
19.9%
This reaction between an alkoxide and a primary alkyl halide will produce ethers Williamson ether synthesis
18.4%
This heterocycle with the formula, C₉H₇N, is a pyridine fused to a benzene quinoline
18.1%
This reaction to make 6-membered rings, is a condensation reaction followed by an aldolRobinson annulation
13.8%
This one-pot synthesis makes amino acids from cyanide, ammonium, and a carbonylStrecker synthesis
9%
This functional group, also called a carbamate, is made of both an amide and an esterurethane
7.9%
 
Number % Answered
26 (all)
2.6%
23-25
4.3%
20-22
5.1%
17-19
6.4%
14-16
7.7%
11-13
8.5%
8-10
10%
5-7
11.8%
2-4
20.9%
1-1
22.7%

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