Two isomers 'A' and 'B' with molecular formula C4H8 give different products on oxidation with KMnO4 in acidic medium. Isomer 'A' on reaction with KMnO4/H+ results in effervescence of a gas and gives ketone. The compound 'A' is
In the given conversion the compound A is :
Given below are two statements :
Statement I : The esterification of carboxylic acid with an alcohol is a nucleophilic acyl substitution.
Statement II : Electron withdrawing groups in the carboxylic acid will increase the rate of esterification reaction.
Choose the most appropriate option :
In the above reaction 'A' is