JEE Main & Advanced Chemistry GOC Question Bank Structural and stereo isomerism

  • question_answer Which of the following compounds exhibits optical isomerism [BHU 1983; AFMC 1990; CPMT 1993; MP PMT 1999, 2000]

    A) \[C{{H}_{3}}C{{H}_{2}}COOH\]

    B) \[C{{H}_{3}}CHOHCOOH\]

    C) \[C{{H}_{3}}C{{H}_{2}}C{{H}_{2}}OH\]

    D) \[C{{H}_{3}}CHOHC{{H}_{3}}\]

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    \[C{{H}_{3}}-\underset{OH}{\overset{H}{\mathop{\underset{|\,\,\,}{\overset{|\,\,}{\mathop{{{C}^{*}}}}}\,}}}\,-COOH\] * chiral centre is present.


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