Phenol is distilled with Zn dust followed by Friedel CRafts alkylation with propyl chloride in the presence of AlCl3 to give a compound (B). (B) is oxidised in the presence of air to form the compound (C). The structural formula of (C) is

  • Option 1)

  • Option 2)

  • Option 3)

  • Option 4)

 

Answers (1)

As we learnt in 

Friedel Crafts reaction -

Anisole reacts with an alkyl halide and acyl halide introducing alkyl and acyl groups in ortho and para positions.

- wherein

 

 

Oxidation of Cumene -

–  Commercial  method 

–  Air oxidation of cumene produces phenol and acetone.

- wherein

 


Option 1)

This solution is incorrect 

Option 2)

This solution is incorrect 

Option 3)

This solution is correct 

Option 4)

This solution is incorrect 

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