ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II
OBJECTIVES FOR FINAL EXAM
If given names, identify structures, or if given structures, identify name of each of the following types of compounds: a.
Aromatic compounds including polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons.
Identify structures that are products of the following reactions: a.
Grignard reaction including identification of the nucleophile. b.
Conversion of nitriles into carboxylic acids and acid derivatives c.
Reduction of aldehydes and reagents used for that reaction. e.
Fischer esterification including identification of nucleophile, catalyst, and leaving group. f.
Reaction of acid chlorides to produce alcohols.
Reaction of carbonyl compounds with amines to produce amides including identification of nucleophile, catalyst, and leaving group. 3.
Identify the order of acidity in substituted benzoic acids. 4.
Identify the order of reactivity of derivatives of carboxylic acids. 5.
Describe both the diene and dieneophile in Diels-Alder reactions. 6.
Describe the process of ultraviolet light absorption by organic molecules. 7.
Identify the order of reactivity of aromatic compounds in Electrophilic aromatic substitution. 8.
Classify alcohols and amines as primary, secondary or tertiary. 9.
Interpret infrared and 1H NMR spectra for:
Derivatives of carboxylic acid.
Identify each of the following terms:
Neutral amino acid
Acidic amino acid
Basic amino acid
Amino acid in its zwitterion form.
Fatty acid esters
Given a partial structure of a polymer, identify the monomers. 12.
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