Question 141 of 169

An aromatic amine (A) was treated with alcoholic potash and another compound (Y) when a foul smelling gas was formed with formula C6H5NC. (Y) was formed by reacting a compound (Z) with Cl2 in the presence of slaked lime. Compound (Z) is:

(a) C6H5NH2

(b) CH3OH

(c) CH3COCH3

(d) CHCl3