Hydrocarbons

  • Question 1
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    Which metal is used in Wurtz’s reaction?

    Solution

    Sodium metal

    Question 2
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    Name the metal which is a constituent of Grignard's reagent.

    Solution

    Magnesium

    Question 3
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    Name the products formed when an ethereal solution containing ethyl iodide and methyl iodide is heated with sodium metal.

    Solution
    A mixture of ethane, propane and butane is formed.
    Question 4
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    Alkanes are less reactive. Why?

    Solution
    Alkanes are saturated and have stronger intermolecular forces of attraction. Thus, a lot of energy is needed to break their bonds. Therefore, they are less reactive.

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