1
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

AIPMT 2006

A carbonyl compound reacts with hydrogen cyanide to form cyanohydrin which on hydrolysis forms a racemic mixture of $$\alpha $$-hydrixy acid. The carbonyl compound is
A
formaldehyde
B
acetaldehyde
C
acetone
D
diethyl ketone

Explanation

2
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

AIPMT 2005

In a set of reactions acetic acid yielded a product D.

The structure of D would be
A
B
C
D

Explanation

3
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

AIPMT 2005

The major organic product formed from the following reaction :


is
A
B
C
D

Explanation

4
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

AIPMT 2004

Which one of the following can be oxidised to the corresponding carbonyl compound?
A
2-Hydroxypropane
B
ortho-Nitrophenol
C
Phenol
D
2-Methyl-2-hydroxypropane

Explanation

Carbonyl compounds (aldehydes and ketones) are obtained by the oxidation of 1° and 2° alcohols respectively. Among the given options, only (a) is 2° alcohol hence it can be oxidized to ketone.

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