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1

What catalyst do they use in the reaction between ethene and steam to get an alcohol?

H3PO4

2

Is fermentation to make alcohols an anaerobic or aerobic process?

Anaerobic

3

What are primary alcohols?

When the carbon carrying the OH group is only attached to one alkyl group

4

What is a tertiary alcohol?

When the carbon carrying the OH group is attached directly to three alkyl groups - of any combination

5

What's the reaction with ethene and steam called?

Hydration

6

What's the natural catalyst for the fermentation process and a what temperature?

Yeast 35 degrees

7

Which process of making alcohols creates more pure product?

Hydration of ethene and steam

8

True or false. You can use an elimination reaction to make alcohols

True, by using hydration of alkenes

9

What is the functional group for an alcohol?

OH

10

In nucleophilic substitution what is the reagent for alcohols?.

NaOH or KOH