Q. 705.0( 2 Votes )

Consider the following organic compounds: CH3OH, C2HsOH, CH3COCH3, CH3COOH, C2H5COOH, C4H9COOC2H5, CH4, C2H6, CH3CHO, HCHO
Out of these compounds:
(a) Which compound is most likely to be sweet-smelling?
(b) Which compound on treatment with cone. H2SO4 at 170 �C forms an alkene?
(c) Which compound on repeated chlorination forms chloroform?
(d) Which compound is added to alcohol to denature it?
(e) Which compound is a constituent of vinegar?
(f) Which compound is used to sterilise wounds and syringes?

Answer :

(a) Ester: C4H9COOC2H5;

(b) Alcohol (C2HsOH)

(c) Methane (CH4);

(d) Methanol (CH3OH);

(e) Acetic acid (CH3COOH);

(f) Ethanol (C2H5OH)

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