A question and answer sheet that test learner’s knowledge of structure determination.

The topics covered in this Starter for ten activity are: simple chemical tests, functional group test match up, 1H NMR spectroscopy, fragmentation in the mass spectrometer, 13C, molecular true or false, thin layer chromatography, and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. 

Example questions

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On the shelf above is a selection of reagents that can be used in simple tests to identify particular functional groups. Identify the regent(s) that can be used to distinguish between the pairs of organic compounds shown below.

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