Q. 375.0( 3 Votes )

Haloalkanes contain halogen atom (s) attached to the sp3 hybridised carbon atom of an alkyl group. Identify haloalkane from the following compounds.
A. 2-Bromopentane

B. Vinyl chloride (chloroethene)

C. 2-chloroacetophenone

D. Trichloromethane

Answer :

Option (i) and (iv) have halogen atom attached to sp3 hybridized carbon which is attached to other groups in single bonds. The other options are attached to carbon atoms which themselves are attached to other groups in double bonds, which means they are sp2 hybridized. Options (i) and (iv) are correct.

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