Separation, Purification and Structural Analysis of Organic Compounds
A set of qualitative experiments were conducted in an organic chemistry lab.
Chemist 1 treated cyclohexene with 1% aq. KMnO4. One of the products was a cis-glycol.
Chemist 2 conducted qualitative tests for some carbonyl compounds. Aldehydes and ketones gave a positive test for the reagent 2, 4-dinitro- phenyl hydrazine. The compound tested for the confirmation was propanone. The product formed as a result of this test involving propanone is shown below.
In Experiment 3, three compounds were tested. These three compounds were treated with concentrated hydrochloric acid in the presence of zinc chloride (ZnCl2). Compound A was ethyl alcohol, Compound B was tert-butyl alcohol, and Compound C was 2-propanol. The reactions were based on unimolecular substitution mechanism.
In Experiment 4, the chemists synthesized the following compound.
Based on Experiment 3, choose the true statement from the following choices.
|A||Compound A had the fastest reaction rate among the compounds tested|
|B||Compound B had the slowest reaction rate among the compounds tested|
|C||Compound C did not undergo the reaction|
|D||Compound A did not undergo the reaction|