Basic IUPAC Organic
In the summer of 2014, it was checked and worked as expected on Internet
Explorer, Mozilla / Firefox, Chrome and Safari.
The score and
the question count are tracked using cookies. If you have security
restriction on cookies in your browser, then you may not get a score at
the end but the program itself should still work.
Please remember that spelling and syntax
are always important
They are fundamental
to nomenclature and so it is required in order to get the answer correct.
- The problems in each
section genearlly start easy and get more difficult (easiest = green - blue
- black - double black = hardest)
- When you think you know
the answer to a question, enter the name in the text box provided.
- Use lower
case text when entering the names - it is case
- Only use UPPER
CASE for special terms such as E/Z or R/S stereochemistry and
locants such as N.
- To check the answer press
"submit answer" (in
IE "enter" also works).
- Your answer and appropriate
feedback messages will be displayed in the top
box on the right of the page.
- Previous answers and
messages will be shifted down a position.
- The automated feedback
is provided to help you work out where you went wrong.
- If it is not obvious
from the feedback why it is not correct, check the alphabetisation and the syntax
(spaces, commas, hyphens etc.)
- Note the syntax feedback
may not always work correctly, we are working on improving that feature, treat
it with caution for now.
- If you get an answer
correct, you will be able to move on to the next question.
- If after 10 tries you
haven't answered the question correctly, the solution will become available.