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Confused! kindly explain, Which of the following compounds will undergo racemisation when solution of KOH hydrolyses?(i)(ii)CH3CH2CH2CI(iii)(iv)

Which of the following compounds will undergo racemisation when solution of KOH hydrolyses?

(i) 

(ii)CH3CH2CH2CI

(iii) 

(iv) 

  • Option 1)

    (i) and (ii)

  • Option 2)

    (ii) and (iv)

  • Option 3)

    (iii) and (iv)

  • Option 4)

    (i) and (iv)

 
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As we learnt in

Reaction of alkyl halide with aquous KOH -

Alkyl halide when treated with Ag KOH Alcohol is obtained.

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Optically active compound -

Those compounds having capacity to rotate plane polarised light is called optically active compound.

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 Molecules having chiral centre undergo recemisation.

(i)    

(ii)    

(iii)    

(iv)    

 

 


Option 1)

(i) and (ii)

Incorrect

Option 2)

(ii) and (iv)

Incorrect

Option 3)

(iii) and (iv)

Incorrect

Option 4)

(i) and (iv)

Correct

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