Organic Chemistry Practice Multiple Choice Question Set 13

1. Which of the following reaction sequences would be the best synthesis of 2-pentanone.

 

2. Which of the functional groups on the following molecule are susceptible to nucleophilic attack?

(a) "a" and "b"
(b) "a" and "c"
(c) "b" and "c"
(d) "a", "b" and "c"
3. Which of the following reaction sequences would be the best synthesis of t-butyl alcohol?

4. Which of these reagents could accomplish the following reduction?

(a) NaBH4
(b) LiAlH4
(c) 1 mole H2, poisoned catalyst, low pressure
(d) H3O+
5. What is the major product of the following reaction?

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