May '21
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MCAT Question of the Day


  • Q:


    Aniline

    Aniline is a considerably weaker base than many aliphatic amines of comparable molecular weight because:


     

    A

    aniline exhibits much less steric hindrance than an aliphatic group of comparable size.

    B

    amines must be completely substituted to act as strong bases.

    C

    amines must be completely substituted to act as strong bases.

    D

    the benzene ring hydrogen bonds with the amine, hindering its ability to act as a base.




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