Practice Test


1) Which of the following is a primary alcohol?


2) The IUPAC name of tert - butyl alcohol is


3) When ketones are treated with Grignard reagent followed by hydrolysis with dilute acid, the product is:


4) On distilling sodium salicylate with soda lime, the product is:


5) Isopropyl alcohol when treated with copper at 575 K forms


6) On distilling with zinc dust, phenol gives


7) Tertiary alcohols on treating with copper at 575 K give


8) In Lucas test, a primary alcohol gives


9) The compound which reacts fastest with Lucas reagent at room temperature is


10) Williamson's synthesis can be used to prepare


11) Ethylene glycol on oxidation with periodic acid gives


12) The acylation of salicylic acid with acetic anhydride gives


13) HBr reacts fastest with


14) Which of the following is most acidic?


15) Tonics in general contain


16) Picric acid is


17) Rectified spirit contains about


18) Acetyl chloride reacts with phenol in the presence of dil. Alkali to give


19) Water gas when mixed with half of its volume of hydrogen and passes over a catalyst mixture of oxides of zinc, copper and chromium under 200 atm. Pressure of 623 - 675 gives


20) Phenol can be industrially prepared from cumene. It is


21) Which of the following alcohols cannot be prepared by the action of a suitable Grignard reagent as an aldehyde or a ketone followed by hydrolysis?


22) In ethyl alcohol, the bond that undergoes heterolytic cleavage most readily is


23) Which of the following has maximum hydrogen bonding ?


24) Which of the following compounds is obtained by the reaction of phenol and benzene diazonium chloride?


25) Sometimes explosion occurs during the distillation of ethers. It is due to the presence of


26) The compound which is not isomeric with diethyl ether is


27) Bakelite is formed when phenol condenses with


28) Which of the following is most viscous liquid?


29) Ethylene glycol on heating with anhydrous zinc chloride gives


30) Glycerol on strongly heating with oxalic acid at 503 K gives


31) Glycerol is commercially prepared from


32) When glycerol is heated with excess of HI, it forms


33) Diethyl ether absorbs oxygen to form


34) When ethylene diamine is treated with nitrous acid, the product formed is:


35) Which of the following is not true about glycerol?


36) When glycerine is added to a litre of water, which of the following behaviour is observed?


37) Pyrogallol is


38) Which of the following is an excellent antiseptic?


39) Which of the following alcohols has minimum reactivity with sodium metal?


40) Which of the following gives anisole?


41) Widespread deaths due to liquor poisoning are because of the


42) Methanol is manufactured by passing compressed water gas with excess of hydrogen over


43) Which of the following groups increases the acidity of phenol?


44) Which of the following is more acidic than phenol?


45) Oxygen atom of ethers is


46) Intramolecualr hydrogen bonding is found in


47) Which of the following is most acidic?


48) What is formed when primary alcohol undergoes catalytic dehydrogenation?


49) An unknown compound dissolves in sulphuric acid but does not decolourise bromine water and does not react with sodium. Which of the following classes of molecules would behave in this manner?


50) Denatured alcohol is


51) Which of the following is used as an antifreeze?


52) Phenol is converted into salicyladehyde by


53) Ethanol and dimethyl ether are a pair of functional isomers. The boiling point of ethanol is higher than that of dimethyl ether due to the presence of


54) Denatured spirit is mainly used as a


55) Chlorobenzene can be converted to phenol by heating it with caustic soda under pressure. This is known as


56) Primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols can be distinguished by


57) A suitable reagent to distinguish ethyl alcohol from n - propyl alcohol is


58) Phenol is most easily soluble in


59) Phenol is less acidic than


60) The increasing order of acidity among phenol
p - Methyl phenol, m - nitrophenol and p - nitrophenol is:


61) Which of the following reagent will convert propionic acid to 1 - propanol?


62) Action of nitrous acid on ethyl amine gives


63) Which of the following is most acidic?


64) Which of the following compounds has highest boiling point?


65) Diethyl ether can be decomposed by heating with


66) Lucas reagent is:


67) Which of the following is most acidic?


68) Methyl alcohol and ethyl alcohol can be distinguished by


69) Primary alcohols are obtained by the action of Grignard reagent with


70) Alkyl halides can be prepared from alcohols by treatment with the following reagents except


71) Phenol can be distinguished from alcohols with


72) Which of the following alcohols is least soluble in water?


73) Which of the following is most acidic?


74) Which of the following is soluble in water?


75) The compound which gives the most stable carbonium ion on dehydration is:


76) Glycerol on warming with a small amount of HI gets converted to


77) Fenton's reagent is:


78) Saponification means hydrolysis of an ester with


79) Ethyl alcohol is industrially prepared from ethylene by


80) The compound known as oil of winter green is:


81) Primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols cannot be distinguished by the action of


82) On oxidation, an alcohol gives an aldehyde having the same number of carbon atoms as that of alcohol. The alcohol is:


83) Ethoxyethane does not react with


84) Para - bromophenol can be prepared by treating phenol with


85) Which of the following isomers of butanol has a chiral structure?


86) Which of the following does not react with metallic sodium?


87) Rectified spirit is:


88) Iodoform is formed when ethanol is heated with


89) Which of the following reagents will convert glycerol to acrolein?


90) Which of the following does not react with metallic sodium?


91) Acetyl chloride does not react with


92) Glycerol is a by product of which industry?


93) 1 - Phenyl ethanol can be prepared by reaction of benzaldehyde with:


94) Which of the following carboxylic acids undergoes decarboxylation easily?


95) Which of the following will give phenol with CaO and NaOH?


96) Allyl alcohol is obtained when glycerol reacts with the following at 535 K:


97) Among the following compounds, the strongest acid is


98) Which of the following has highest boiling point?


99) Which of the following is the correct order of increasing boiling points of the following:
I : Pentan - 1- ol II : n - Butane III: Pentanal IV : Ethoxy ethane


100) The correct order of increasing acid strength of the following compounds
I: 4 - Methylphenol II: 3 - Nitrophenol III : 2, 4 , 6 - Methylphenol IV: Propan - 1 - ol is


101) Cumene on oxidation in the presence of air followed by treatment with dil acid gives


102) 1 - propanol and 2 - propanol can be best distinguished by


103) The best reagent to convert pent - 2- en - 2 - ol into pent - 3 - en - 2 - one is:


104) A fruity smell is obtained by the reaction of ethanol with:


105) Which of the following will exhibit highest boiling point?


106) Which is most viscous?


107) Which of the following alcohol is used as a beverage?


108) The wrong statement about glycerol is


109) Picric acid is:


110) n - Propyl alcohol and isopropyl alcohol can be chemically distinguished by which reagent?


111) Absolute alcohol is prepared by


112) Which of the following order of acid strength is correct?


113) The most reactive nucleophile among the following is:


114) Propan - 1 - ol can be prepared from propene by


115) Intermolecular hydrogen bonding is present in


116) Which test is done to identify primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols?


117) Among the following the one which reacts most readily with ethanol is


118) The - OH group of alcohols or the - COOH group of a carboxylic acid can be replaced by - Cl using


119) Which of the following will not form a yellow precipitate on heating with an alkaline solution of iodine?


120) Wood spirit is known as


121) The boiling point of methanol is greater than that of methylthiol because


122) The only alcohol that can be prepared by the indirect hydration of alkene is:


123) Salicylic acid is prepared from phenol by


124) Ethylene oxide when treated with Grignard reagent yields:


125) Glycerol on oxidation with bismuth nitrate produces


126) Isopropyl benzene on air oxidation in the presence of dilute acid gives


127) Acylation of phenols with aromatic acyl chloride in the presence of NaOH is known as


128) Given are cyclohexanol (I), acetic acid (II), 2, 4, 6 - trinitrophenol (III) and phenol (IV), In these the order of decreasing acidic character will be


129) Primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols can be distinguished by


130) Ethanol and dimethyl ether are a pair of functional isomers. The boiling point of ethanol is higher than that of dimethyl ether due to the presence of


131) 1 - propanol and 2 - propanol can be best distinguished by


132) Which of the following will give phenol with Cao and NaOH?


133) Which of the following isomers of butanol has a chiral structure?


134) Phenol is more acidic than ethyl alcohol because


135) Which of the following reagent will convert propionic acid to 1 - propanol?


136) Consider the following alcohols:
(1) 1 - Phenyl - 1- propanol
(2) 3 - Phenyl - 1- propanol
(3) 1 - Phenyl - 2- propanol.
The correct sequence of increasing order of reactivity of these alcohols in their reaction with HBr is


137) Alcoholic beverages are made of


138) Benzyl alcohol is obtained from PhCHO by


139) The relative order of basicity of conjugated bases is


140) Which of the following reacts fastest with Lucas reagent?


141) Salol is


142) The common compound used as antifreeze in automobile radiators is:


143) Which of the following is Dow's reaction?


144) Which of the following is most easily dehydrated?


145) The structural formula of 2 - ethylprop - 2 - en - 1 - ol is


146) Carbolic acid is :


147) Which of the following methods does not give phenol?


148) Which of the following is strongest acid?


149) Vinyl carbinol is


150) An example of benzylic alcohol is :


151) The most reactive alcohol towards halogen halides is:


152) Nitroglycerine is an explosive substance. Its formula is:


153) Which of the following intermediate is formed in the acid catalysed dehydration of n- propyl alcohol?


154) Which of the following will not be soluble in sodium carbonate solution?


155) The most unlikely representation of resonance structures of p - nitrophenoxide ion is:


156) When iso - butyl magnesium bromide in dry ether is treated with absolute ethyl alcohol, the products formed are


157) Which of the following gives most stable carbocation on dehydration?


158) Among the following compounds which can be dehydrated very easily is


159) p - cresol reacts with chloroform in alkaline medium to give the compound X which adds hydrogen cyanide to form the compound Y. The latter on acidic hydrolysis gives chiral carboxylic acid. The structure of carboxylic acid is


160) The structure of the compound that gives a tribromo derivative on treatment with bromine water is


161) Propan - 1 - ol - can be prepared by reaction of propene with


162) Schotten Baumann reaction is:


163) Which one of the following compound is most acidic?


164) Which one of the following compounds has the most acidic nature?