Nomenclature of Organic Compounds MCQs [Organic Chemistry]

MCQs-based questions and answers on Nomenclature of Organic Compounds in organic chemistry.

What is the IUPAC name of HCOOCH3?

  1. Methoxy methanol
  2. Ethanoic acid
  3. Methoxy methane
  4. Methyl metharfoate

Question’s Answer: Methyl metharfoate

What is the IUPAC name of ethylene oxide?

  1. Oxirane
  2. Oxoethene
  3. Methoxymethane
  4. Epoxy methane

Question’s Answer: Oxirane

The IUPAC name of C₂H COOCOCH2 is

  1. Ethanoic anhydride
  2. Propanoic anhydride
  3. Diketoethoxy ether
  4. Ethexyethanone

Question’s Answer: Propanoic anhydride

What is the IUPAC name of HCONH2?

  1. Methanoylamine
  2. Methanamide
  3. Aminoethanal
  4. Formanide

Question’s Answer: Methanamide

The compound (CH3)3COH according to IUPAC is famous as

  1. Tert-Butanol
  2. 2,2-Dimethyl-propanol
  3. 1,1-Diethylethanol
  4. 2-Methyl-2-propanol

Question’s Answer: 2-Methyl-2-propanol

What is the IUPAC suffix that is used for- NC group?

  1. Cyanide
  2. Nitrile
  3. Carbylamines
  4. Isocyanides

Question’s Answer: Nitrile

What is the IUPAC name of the compound CH≡C-CH2-CH2-CH2-COOH?

  1. 1-pentyn-4-oic acid
  2. Pent-4-yn-1-oic acid
  3. 5-pentyn-1-oic acid
  4. Pentyn-1-oic acid

Question’s Answer: Pent-4-yn-1-oic acid

The IUPAC name of C₂(CN)4 is

  1. 2,3-dicyano butanedinitrile
  2. 2,3-dicyano-2-butenedinitrile
  3. 1,1,2,2-tetracyanoethenc
  4. 1,1, 2,2-tetrcyanoethane

Question’s Answer: 1,1,2,2-tetracyanoethenc


  1. 5-formylpentanoic acid
  2. 4-formylbutanoic acid
  3. 4-carboxybutanal
  4. 5-carboxypentanal

Question’s Answer: 4-formylbutanoic acid

What is the IUPAC name of (CH3) 2CHN(CH3) 2?

  1. N,N-dimethylpropylamine
  2. N,N-dimethyl-1-aminopropane
  3. Dimethylamino propane
  4. N,N-dimethyl-2-aminopropane

Question’s Answer: N,N-dimethyl-2-aminopropane

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