The correct statement among the following about HCOOH is:

1. It is a stronger acid than CH3COOH

2. It reduces Tollen’s reagent

3. It gives CO and H2O on heating with conc.H2SO4

4. All of the above

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 is converted to  by

(i) (ii) (iii)
1. CH3 – MgI, H3O+ H2SO4,  ∆ HBr, R2O2
2. CH3 – MgI, H3O+ H2SO4,  ∆ HBr
3. CH3 – MgI, H3O+ HBr
4. HBr, R2O2 CH3 – MgI, H3O+
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A compound that can be reduced to the corresponding hydrocarbon by Zn-Hg/ conc. HCl is:

1. Butan-2-one                         

2. Acetic acid

3. Acetamide                             

4. Ethyl acetate

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Alkaline hydrolysis of C4H8Cl2 'A' gives a compound (B) . 'B' on heating with NaOH and I2 produces a yellow precipitate of CHI3.The compound (B) is: 

1.  2.
3. 4.
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The nucleophilic addition reaction will be most favored among the given compounds is:

1. CH3CH2CH2COCH3

2. (CH3)2C=O

3. CH3CH2CHO

4. CH3CHO

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Consider the following compounds:

(i)  C6H5COCl  (ii)
(iii)  (iv)

What is the correct decreasing order of their reactivity towards hydrolysis?

1. (ii) > (iv) > (iii) > (i)

2. (i) > (ii) > (iii) > (iv)

3. (iv) > (ii) > (i) > (iii)

4. (ii) > (iv) > (i) > (iii)

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The compound on hydrolysis of 50% aqueous sodium hydroxide that produces the corresponding alcohol and acid is:

1. C6H5CH2CHO

2. C6H5CHO

3. CH3CH2CH2CHO

4. CH3-C||O-CH3

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In a basic medium, acetophenone yields a stable compound A with C2H5ONa.

The structure of A is:

1.  2.
3. 4.
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The Clemmensen reduction of a ketone is carried out in the presence of:

1. Zn-Hg with HCl

2. LiAlH4

3. H2 and Pt as a catalyst

4. Glycol with KOH

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CH3CHO and C6H5CH2CHO can be distinguished by:

1. Benedict test

2. Iodoform test

3. Tollen's reagent test

4. Fehling solution test

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