Q. 74.9( 13 Votes )

Oils on treating with hydrogen in the presence of palladium or nickel catalyst form fats. This is an example of
A. Addition reaction

B. Substitution reaction

C. Displacement reaction

D. Oxidation reaction

Answer :

This reaction is an example of addition reaction (also known as hydrogenation reaction). In this reaction oil which is unsaturated hydrocarbon reacts with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst (palladium or nickel) to form fats which are saturated hydrocarbon.

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