Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
A. Heterocycles can “choose” to remain unconjugated if donating a lone pair into the ring will mean the ring has 4n π-electrons.
B. Fully conjugated rings are always more stable than incompletely conjugated rings.
C. If a molecule absorbs a certain wavelength of light, it will appear to be that color to an observer.
D. In arrow-pushing mechanisms, the arrows should be drawn originating from the electrophile and terminating at the nucleophile.
E. A cyclic compound that has full conjugation interrupted by one sp3-hybridized carbon will become more acidic if an extra lone pair will result in 4n+2 π-electrons.
F. If a molecule releases light, an electron is excited from a bonding orbital to a nonbonding orbital.
G. When two atoms bond, they store energy; when a bond breaks, it releases energy.
H. Friedel-Crafts alkylation can be used to add an alkyl group to the para position of aniline.
I. Halides are electron-donating groups and o,p directors. This makes them mild activators toward EAS.
J. Benzene is nucleophilic enough for a haloacid to react with it without a catalyst.
K. Diels-Alder reactions can also occur with electron-donating groups on the dienophile and electron-withdrawing groups on the diene.
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