NEET Questions Solved


A compound is treated with NaNH2 to give sodium salt. Identify the compound.

(a) C2H2                                 (b) C6H6

(c) C2H6                                 (d) C2H4

(a) Sodamide is strong base, attracts the more acidic hydrogen and gives sodium salt

H-CC-H + NaNH2 H-CC-Na+ + 12H2

                                            Sodium ethynide

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