The correct statement regarding electrophile is :

  • Option 1)

    Electrophile is a negatively charged species and can form a bond by accepting a pair of electrons from a nucleophile

  • Option 2)

    Electrophile is a negatively charged species and can form a bond by accepting a pair of electrons from another electrophile

  • Option 3)

    Electrophiles are generally neutral species and can form a bond by accepting a pair of electrons from a nucleophile

  • Option 4)

    Electrophile can be either neutral or positively charged species and can form a bond by accepting a pair of electrons from a nucleophile

 

Answers (1)

As we learnt in

Positively charged electrophiles -

Chemical species having capacity to attack e- rich portion of substance.

- wherein

H^{+},Cl^{+},Br^{+},NO^{+},NO_{2}^{+},R^{+}, 

 

 and

 

Neutral electrophile -

Those netural chemical species having capacity to attack e-rich portion of substrate. 

- wherein

BF_{3},AlCl_{3},FeCl_{3},SO_{3},:CH_{2},:CCl_{2},\: R:N

 

 Electrophiles are those having the capacity to accept an electron from nucleophiles.


Option 1)

Electrophile is a negatively charged species and can form a bond by accepting a pair of electrons from a nucleophile

This option is incorrect.

Option 2)

Electrophile is a negatively charged species and can form a bond by accepting a pair of electrons from another electrophile

This option is incorrect.

Option 3)

Electrophiles are generally neutral species and can form a bond by accepting a pair of electrons from a nucleophile

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

Electrophile can be either neutral or positively charged species and can form a bond by accepting a pair of electrons from a nucleophile

This option is correct.

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