1) Spermine (structure shown) is a compound isolated from sperm. Which of the following statements correctly
describes an aqueous solution of spermine?
The hydroxide ion concentration in the solution would be greater than that in pure water.
The pH of the solution would be equal to that of pure water.
The hydronium ion concentration in the solution would be greater than that in pure water.
The solution would be acidic
2) The compound decanal contributes to the odor and flavor of an orange. Which of the statements concerning the structure of decanal is incorrect?
Decanal is an aromatic compound.
Decanal contains a carbonyl group on the first carbon of the carbon chain.
Decanal contains a saturated chain of ten carbons.
Decanal is an aldehyde.