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Consider the reaction of alcohol with Cu -573K. The statements are given below:

S I: Primary and Secondary alcohol undergoes dehydrogenation to form their respective carboxyl compound.

S II: Tertiary alcohols undergo dehydration to form alkenes.

Select the correct statement.

Option: 1

SI and SII are both true.

Option: 2

SI and SII are both false

Option: 3

SI is true, SII is false

Option: 4

SI is false, SII is true

Answers (1)


The reaction of primary and secondary alcohol produce carboxyl compounds with Cu -573K.


Tertiary alcohol, on the other hand, undergo dehydration to form an alkene

Hence, the correct answer is option (1).

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