Q. 13 F4.6( 9 Votes )

Give simple chemical tests to distinguish between the following pairs of compounds.

Benzaldehyde and Acetophenone

Answer :

Iodoform test – as acetophenone is methyl ketone it will form

CHI3 during iodoform test, Iodoform is CHI3 tri iodo methane. It forms only in the case when NaOI is trated with methyl ketone, this is confirmatory test for methyl ketones.



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