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Question 1: Of those, ethanol (C2H5OH) is the type of alcohol found in ________, and in common speech the word alcohol refers specifically to ethanol.
VodkaAlcoholic beverageBeerWine

Question 2: [16] Many longer chain alcohols are used in industry as solvents and are occasionally abused by ________,[17][18] leading to a range of adverse health effects.
AlcoholismBenzodiazepineAddictionDrug addiction

Question 3: Water is similar in pKa to many alcohols, so with ________ there is an equilibrium set up which usually lies to the left:
Sodium hypochloriteSodium carbonateSodium sulfateSodium hydroxide

Question 4: For instance the conversion of invertase to glucose and fructose or the conversion of glucose to zymase and ________.
1,4-ButanediolFlumazenilEthanolAlcoholic beverage

Question 5: The salts that result are called ________, with the general formula RO- M+.

Question 6: The deprotonation reaction to produce an ________ salt is either performed with a strong base such as sodium hydride or n-butyllithium, or with sodium or potassium metal.

Question 7: With a pKa of around 16-19 they are generally slightly weaker ________ than water, but they are still able to react with strong bases such as sodium hydride or reactive metals such as sodium.
Acid dissociation constantAcidAcid–base reactionOxygen

Question 8: This metabolic reaction produces ethanol as a waste product, just like ________ produces carbon dioxide and water.
GluconeogenesisGlycolysisCellular respirationProtein

Question 9: Ethanol in this form is known generally as ________; when methanol is used, it may be referred to as methylated spirits ("Meths") or "surgical spirits".
ListerineDenatured alcoholIsopropyl alcoholRubbing alcohol

Question 10: The boiling point of the alcohol ethanol is 78.29 °C, compared to 69 °C for the hydrocarbon Hexane (a common constituent of gasoline), and 34.6 °C for ________.
Diethyl etherNitrous oxideEthyleneChloroform

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