Silver mirror test is given by which one of the following compounds ?

  • Option 1)

    Acetaldehyde

  • Option 2)

    Acetone

  • Option 3)

    Formaldehyde

  • Option 4)

    Benzophenone

 

Answers (1)

As we learnt in 

Oxidation of aldehydes with Tollen's reagent / silver mirror test -

–  Distinguish aldehydes from ketones

.–  Tollen's reagent = ammoniacal silver nitrate solution.

 

- wherein

 

 Out of the following both  acetaldehyde and formaldehyde gives silver mirror test.


Option 1)

Acetaldehyde

Correct

Option 2)

Acetone

Incorrect

Option 3)

Formaldehyde

Correct

Option 4)

Benzophenone

Incorrect

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