Organic Nomenclature Quiz
You can test yourself on naming organic compounds. I made this for one of my classes that covers organic chemistry at the end of the quarter but it's not an Organic Chemistry class. A molecule will be displayed below so you can rotate it and change how it's displayed so you can see how the atoms are connected. The atom colors are:
- carbon is dark grey
- hydrogen is white
- oxygen is red
- bromine is brick red
- fluorine is dull green
- chlorine is bright green
A description of each button and field:
- Sharper/Faster Display: When originally loaded, the molecule is displayed using a quicker display mode (good for mobile devices). If you choose "Sharper Display" then the molecule will be rendered in a higher resolution which takes more time to draw and could affect any interactions with the molecule.
- Start/Stop Spinning: You can make the molecule start and stop spinning.
- Ball-and-Stick/Wireframe/Space-Filling: I recommend the "Ball-and-Stick" version (which is the default) but try all of them and see which one you like.
- Labels: This will toggle on/off the labeling of any atoms that are not hydrogen.
- Reset: This will reset the molecule to the original orientation and turn off spinning and toggle off the atom labels.
- Display Line-Angle Structure/Molecule: This will toggle the display between a line-angle (skeletal) structure and an interactive display of the molecule.
50 possible molecules.
6/30/2014: Future expansion-
- Allow certain naming variations
- Allow the selection and freezing of bonds to show allowed rotations