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Rate of Chemical Reaction

The rate at which a chemical reaction occurs is dependent on many factors. Which of the following will increase the rate of reaction?

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Substitute Salt

People who have high blood pressure often go on low sodium diets, in which they substitute salt (NaCl) for another compound. Which of the following would be an appropriate supplementary salt?

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Henderson-Hasselbalch Equation Conditions

For the Henderson-Hasselbalch equation, under what conditions would you expect the pKa of the acid to equal the pH?

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Temperature and Arrhenius Equation

According to the Arrhenius equation (k = Ae-E/RT), if a reaction occurs at room temperature, what would you expect to happen if the temperature was increased by a factor of 4?

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Hexan-1-ol to Hexanal

Which reagent would you choose to convert hexan-1-ol to hexanal?

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Reagents & Transformations

Which reagents would carry out the following transformation?

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HNMR Identification

In proton NMR spectroscopy, which compounds or functional groups show a characteristic peak in the range 9-10 ppm?

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Lights, Camera, Reaction

What is the product of the following reaction?

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Achieving Configuration

When metallic substances lose electrons, they are trying to achieve the electron configuration of what?

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Pick Your Poison

Naturally occurring tartaric acid is found in the levo (L-) form (pictured below). If given a sample of optically pure tartaric acid of unknown isomeric form, which laboratory instrument or technique would you use to determine its identity?

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