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Salicylic acid: Quiz


Question 1:
What is the chemical name of Salicylic acid (IUPAC)
2-ethylhexyl 2-hydroxybenzoate
Trisammonium 2-hydroxybenzoate
2-Hydroxybenzoic acid
Phenyl 2-hydroxybenzoate

Question 2: It is easily prepared on a clean surface by spraying a saturated solution of the salt in ________ followed by evaporation.
Isopropyl alcoholMethanolPropan-1-olAcetic acid

Question 3: The salts and ________ of salicylic acid are known as salicylates.
AlcoholCarboxylic acidAlkaneEster

Question 4: Acidification of the product with ________ gives salicylic acid:
Acetic acidHydrochloric acidSulfuric acidAmmonia

Question 5: The ________ and other Native Americans used an infusion of the bark for fever and other medicinal purposes for centuries.
CherokeeChoctawCherokee historyMuscogee (Creek)

Question 6: SA also induces specific changes in leaf anatomy and ________ structure.
PlastidChloroplastCell wallPhotosynthesis

Question 7: This colorless crystalline organic ________ is widely used in organic synthesis and functions as a plant hormone.
Acid–base reactionOxygenAcid dissociation constantAcid

Question 8:
Salicylic acid, Mesalazine and Sulfasalazine are all:
Plant hormones Acne treatments Antiseptics Salicylic acids

Question 9: [2] ________ (acetylsalicylic acid or ASA) can be prepared by the esterification of the phenolic hydroxyl group of salicylic acid.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugIbuprofenDiclofenacAspirin

Question 10: For example, methyl salicylate is used as a liniment to soothe joint and muscle pain, and choline salicylate is used topically to relieve the pain of ________.
Systemic lupus erythematosusVasculitisAphthous ulcerLeukoplakia

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