KVPY Sample Paper KVPY Stream-SX Model Paper-22

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    Compound(s) that on hydrogenation produce(s) Optically inactive compound(s) is/are





    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    In option [b] hydrogenation of olefinic bond will render compound achiral as two identical ethyl group will come at the a-carbon, which was earlier chiral carbon. Thus, it gives optically inactive compound on hydrogenation. However, in [a], [c] and [d] chirality will be retained even after hydrogenation.

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