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IUPAC nomenclature of organic chemistry: Quiz


Question 1: The IUPAC nomenclature of organic chemistry is a systematic method of naming organic chemical compounds as recommended[1] by the ________ (IUPAC).
CadmiumCarbonPotassiumInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

Question 2: The number (in ________, i.e.
Abjad numeralsArabic languageEastern Arabic numeralsArabic numerals

Question 3: The IUPAC nomenclature also provides rules for naming ________.
Half cellLithium-ion batteryElectrolyteIon

Question 4: Alkynes are named using the same system, with the suffix "-yne" indicating a triple bond: ethyne (________), propyne (methylacetylene).

Question 5: The common name for an ________ is derived from the common name of the corresponding carboxylic acid by dropping the word acid and changing the suffix from -ic or -oic to -aldehyde.

Question 6: In general carboxylic acids are named with the suffix -oic acid (etymologically a back-formation from ________).
Benzoic acidBenzeneAcetic acidEthanol

Question 7: ________ functional groups are prefixed with the bonding position and take the form fluoro-, chloro-, bromo-, iodo-, etc., depending on the halogen.
MetalNoble gasNonmetalHalogen

Question 8: For example, CHCl3 (________) is trichloromethane.
ChloroformBromoformCarbon tetrachlorideDichloromethane

Question 9: For common carboxylic acids some traditional names such as ________ are in such widespread use they are considered retained IUPAC names, although "systematic" names such as ethanoic acid are also acceptable.
Acetic acidEthanolOxygenHydrogen peroxide

Question 10: ________ is one example; it is named 2-hydroxypropane- 1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid, rather than 2-carboxy, 2-hydroxypentanedioic acid.
Citric acidAcetic acidCarbon dioxideEthanol


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