Organic Reaction Questions (Chemistry) Education Community › Physical Sciences › Grade 11 & 12 Physical Sciences › Organic Reaction Questions (Chemistry) This topic contains 1 reply, has 2 voices, and was last updated by Yaaseen Mahomed 4 months, 1 week ago. Author Posts November 18, 2018 at 12:21 PM #660 Nkosinathi MqedlanaParticipant Beginner Colearner If asked for the type of reaction (eg. “What type of reaction is Reaction X?”) do we give the general type (eg. Addition) or the specific type (eg. Hydrohalogenation)? November 18, 2018 at 1:23 PM #667 Yaaseen MahomedKeymaster If they just ask for the type of reaction, you can give either the general or specific type (although general is preferred). However, they could ask for the specific type, in which case you will not get marks for giving the general type. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.