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7.4: Review Questions

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12


  1. What is the general formula of an ether?
  2. What are the some benefits of using dimethyl ether as fuel instead of diesel?
  3. How do plants make use of anisoles?


  1. Why is diethyl ether used as a solvent in laboratories?
  2. Why can ethers be considered slightly polar?
  3. Ethers have oxygens and hydrogens. Why do they NOT experience hydrogen bonds?


  1. Name these ethers:

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