Q. 263.8( 4 Votes )

The name of the compound CH3 — CH2 — CHO is
A. Propanal

B. Propanone

C. Ethanol

D. Ethanal

Answer :

The functional group – CHO is used with the compounds ending with suffix ‘al’.


Propanal (also known as propionaldehyde) is an organic compound with the formula CH3CH2CHO. It is a saturated 3-carbon aldehyde. It is also a structural isomer of acetone. It is colourless liquid with a fruity smell.

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