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Chloral: Quiz


Question 1: It reacts with water to form ________, a once widely used sedative and hypnotic substance.
MirtazapineChloral hydratePropofolZopiclone

Question 2: Chloral, also known as trichloroacetaldehyde, is the ________ with the formula Cl3CCHO.
Organic chemistryOrganic compoundCarbonBiochemistry

Question 3: Chloral can be produced by chlorination of ethanol, as reported in 1832 by ________.
Jöns Jacob BerzeliusAugust Wilhelm von HofmannJustus von LiebigGeorg Ohm

Question 4: Aside from its tendency to hydrate, chloral is most notable as a building block in the synthesis of ________.

Question 5: For this purpose, chloral is treated with chlorobenzene in the presence of a catalytic amount of ________:
Acetic acidHydrochloric acidSulfuric acidAmmonia

Question 6: This ________ is a colourless oily liquid that is soluble in a wide range of solvents.

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