Nomenclature Quizzes

The following exercises are designed to test your ability to correctly draw the structure of a compound based on its name.

This is done using a simple molecular editor called JSME that runs from within a browser on most platforms (Windows, Linux, Android, Apple Mac and iOS).
JSME screendump
The picture shown above indicates that there are some pre-drawn rings and atom types listed as well as typical bond types.

Problem Exercises in Organic Nomenclature

Another example to look at is This combines JSME and JSmol for drawing 2D and 3D structures.
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