Q. 8

Compound X is a six carbon compound. When it is burnt, light is generated. Here, the colour of the flame is yellow because of the presence of carbon particles. Compound X cannot be
A. C6H12

B. C6H14

C. C6H6

D. C6H10

Answer :

Only unsaturated carbon compounds produce yellow (and sooty) flame. C6H14 is a saturated compound (hexane) and it will always produce clean blue flame (not yellow) when burnt in sufficient amount of oxygen.

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