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Quiz 2



This activity contains 12 questions.

Question 1
1 Which is a pair of diastereomers?
 
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Question 2
2 How many stereoisomers does 5-bromo-2-heptene have?
 
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Question 3
3 Which statement most closely defines the term "meso compound"?
 
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Question 4
4 Which stereochemical descriptor describes the meso compound of tartaric acid [HOOCCH(OH)CH(OH)COOH]?
 
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Question 5
5 To separate enantiomers in a solution via chromatography, what material would you use as the "stationary phase"?
 
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Question 6
6 Which of the following is a pair of enantiomers?
 
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Question 7
7 Why does a racemic mixture not rotate plane-polarized light?
 
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Question 8
8 If an OH group were placed on each of the five carbons of pentane, how many stereoisomers would be possible for this compound and how many of these would be optically active?
 
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Question 9
9 If (R)-2-methyl-1-butanol has a specific rotation of +5.75°, what is the specific rotation of S-2-methyl-1-butanol?
 
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Question 10
10 Which of the following is not a true statement?
 
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Question 11
11 What is the relationship between configuration and optical rotation?
 
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Question 12
12 What is the maximum number of stereoisomers possible for a compound with five chirality centers?
 
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