PROBLEM SET-1 (2012)




1. Lithium is the first element in the second row of the Periodic Table.

a. How many electron does it have?

b. Show how the electrons are distributed in an energy diagram.

c. Can dilithium form?

2. Describe the MOs of acetamide

What conclusions can you draw from the orbitals of acetamide?

3.  Draw five 3d orbitals.

4. Explain why the double bond that we write for phosphates is different from the one we write for carbonyl compounds

5. Is the following compound cis or trans?

a. Draw the other isomer.

b.  What kind of isomers are these?

c. Why do they exist?


6. Define tautomerization.

7. Write the tautomers of acetone.




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