Fischer Projection Practice Problem Set

Fischer Projections Practice Problem SetFischer projections crop in both organic chemistry and biochemistry. After studying my Fischer Projection tutorial series try your hand at this short quiz and see how you do. The questions range from simple to intermediate and are designed to help you figure out where you stand.

If you find yourself stuck on any given problem watch the video under the question to help you master the required concept/technique. Solutions will be posted next week. You may also want to download my Fischer Projections Cheat Sheet before you begin.

Solutions will follow next week

Fischer Projection Quiz Question #1

Classify each of the following amino acids as D-serine or L-serine.

Fischer Projection Quiz Question #1
Hint: D = R for serine. See Fischer Stereochemistry video

Fischer Projection Quiz Question #2

Find R/S for each of the following Fischer Projections
Fischer Projection Quiz Question #2
Need help? See the Fischer Stereochemistry video

Fischer Projection Quiz Question #3

Find R/S for each chiral center
Fischer Projection Quiz Question #3
Need help? See the Fischer Stereochemistry video

Fischer Projection Quiz Question #4

Find R/S for each chiral carbon in D-Galactose featured below
Fischer Projection Quiz Question #4
Need help? See the Fischer Stereochemistry video

Fischer Projection Quiz Question #5

Convert the following sawhorse diagram to a Fischer Projection
Fischer Projection Quiz Question #5
Need help? See the Sawhorse to Fischer video

Fischer Projection Quiz Question #6

Convert the following Fischer Projection to bond-line notation (sawhorse)
Fischer Projection Quiz Question #6
Need help? See the Sawhorse to Fischer video

Fischer Projection Quiz Question #7

Convert the following Newman Projections into Fischer Projections
Fischer Projection Quiz Question #7
Need help? See the Newman to Fischer video

Fischer Projection Quiz Question #8

Convert the following Fischer projections to Newman Projections
Fischer Projection Quiz Question #8
Hint: Newman Projections DO NOT require chiral centers. See the Newman to Fischer video

Fischer Projection Quiz Question #9

Draw the structure for alpha-D-galactopyranose

Fischer Projection Quiz Question #4

Hint: Pyranose is a 6-membered sugar. See video Fischer to Pyranose video

Fischer Projection Quiz Question #10

Draw beta-L-fructofuranose given D-Fructose
Fischer Projection Quiz Question #10
Hint: Furanose is a 5-membered sugar. See video Fischer to Pyranose/Furanose video

 

How did you do? Did you find this quiz easy, medium, or tricky? let me know if the comments below. PDF solutions will follow next week

Comments

  1. These quiz and related videos are absolutely helpful.
    I really appreciate your work.
    Thanks alot.

  2. sajid saikia says:

    it’s really helpful madam….

  3. sajid saikia says:

    thanks madam…..
    you make it easier for me.

  4. This was a cool quiz. Could you please tell me where I can check my answers? Thank you so much for your great work 🙂

  5. Medium for some questions. Excellent quiz. Showed what I need to review.

I'd love to hear from you - Leave a comment below