Q&A - Ask Doubts and Get Answers
Q

Please,please help me Pleasant odour of common fruits is due to:

Pleasant odour of common fruits is due to:

  • Option 1)

    Alcohol

  • Option 2)

    Fats

  • Option 3)

    sugars

  • Option 4)

    Esters

 
Answers (1)
107 Views

As we learnt in

Fischer - Speier Esterification -

Reaction of alcohols with carboxylic acid.

- wherein

ROH+R'COOH+H_{2}SO_{4}/HCl\rightarrow R'COOR+H_{2}O

 

 Pleasant odour of fruits is due to esters produce by the reaction of alcohols with carboxylic acids

 


Option 1)

Alcohol

This option is incorrect

Option 2)

Fats

This option is incorrect

Option 3)

sugars

This option is incorrect

Option 4)

Esters

This option is correct

Exams
Articles
Questions