Hyperconjugation in Organic Chemistry

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Which type of orbitals are primarily involved in hyperconjugation?

Sigma (σ) orbitals

What is the term for the interaction between low-lying antibonding σ* orbitals and filled orbitals of lone pair character in hyperconjugation?

Negative hyperconjugation

What effect does hyperconjugation have on the stability of a molecule?

Increases stability

Which type of bonds can have a direct stabilizing effect through hyperconjugation?

Sigma (σ) bonds

What is another term for hyperconjugation?

No-bond resonance

Which of the following best describes a nucleophilic substitution reaction?

A reaction in which a nucleophile replaces a functional group in an electron-rich molecule

What is the role of the leaving group in a nucleophilic substitution reaction?

The leaving group departs with an electron pair

Which of the following is true about the nucleophile in a nucleophilic substitution reaction?

The nucleophile can be either electrically neutral or negatively charged

What is the principal product of a nucleophilic substitution reaction?

The nucleophile

Which of the following is an example of a nucleophilic substitution reaction?

The hydrolysis of an alkyl bromide under acidic conditions

Test your knowledge of hyperconjugation in organic chemistry with this quiz. Explore the concept of electron delocalization and the interaction of sigma orbitals with non-bonding and antibonding orbitals.

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