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1
Q

Name the following alcohol CH3CH2OH

A

ethanol

2
Q

What is the general formula for a alcohol

A

C H OH

n 2n+1

3
Q

What are primary alcohols oxidised to

A

They are oxidised to an aldehyde by acidified potassium dichromate

4
Q

What are ketone’s oxidised to

A

Ketone’s are oxidised to secondary alcohol and no further, by acidified potassium dichromate

5
Q

what happens when you try to oxidise a tertiary alcohol

A

Nothing it cannot be oxidised further

6
Q

H
I
H-C-H H
I I
Name this alcohol H-C-C- O-H
I I
H H

A

2- methyl ethanol

7
Q

H
I
H H-C-H H
I I I
Name the following alcohol H-C- C—- –C- H
I I I
H O H
H

A

2,2 Dimethyl- ethanol