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Q 1. Which of the following statements regarding ethanoic acid and methyl methanoate are correct?
I. They are functional group isomers with molecular formula {tex} \mathrm { C } _ { 2 } \mathrm { H } _ { 4 } \mathrm { O } _ { 2 } {/tex}.
II. They belong to same homologous series.
III. They have different chemical properties.

A

I and II

I and III

C

II and III

D

I, II and III

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Q 2. How many structural isomers are possible for compounds containing {tex} \mathrm { C } , \mathrm { H } {/tex} and {tex} \mathrm { O } {/tex} atoms only with their molar masses 100 as well as the isomers are simultaneously ketones?

A

3

B

4

C

5

6

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Q 3. How many structural isomer are possible with the molecular formula {tex} \mathrm { C } _ { 8 } \mathrm { H } _ { 10 } {/tex}

A

3

B

4

5

D

6

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Double bond equivalent =

there is either 4 double bond or 1 ring- 3 double bond possible or 2 double bond, 2 ring or 2 triple bond etc
This is the compound having 4 double bond equivalent
Thus 5 structural isomers are possible.

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Q 4. How many different secondary halide names can be assigned to the compounds with molecular formula {tex} \mathrm { C } _ { 5 } \mathrm { H } _ { 11 } \mathrm { Cl } {/tex} (excluding stereoisomers)?

3

B

4

C

5

D

7

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Q 5. Which of the following compound will not undergo tautomerism?

A

B

C

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Q 6. Which of the following compounds will not show geometrical isomerism?

A

3-Phenyl-2-propenoic acid

B

2 -Butene

3-Methyl-2-butenoic acid

D

3-Methyl-2-pentenoic acid

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Q 7. Which of the following will have zero dipole moment?

A

cis-1, 2-Dichloroethene

trans-1, 2-Dichloroethene

C

{tex}trans{/tex}-1, 2-Dichloropropene

D

2-Pentyne

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Q 8. Which of the following compounds exhibits stereioisomerism?

A

2-Mehylbutene

B

3-Methylbutyne

C

3-Methylbutanoic acid

2-Methylbutanoic acid

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Q 9.

A

Enantiomer

Diastereomer

C

Identical

D

Structural isomer

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Q 10. How many amide isomers are possible for {tex} \mathrm { C } _ { \mathrm { 4 } } \mathrm { H } _ { \mathrm { 9 } } \mathrm { ON } ? {/tex}

A

4

B

5

C

6

8

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Q 11. Order of stability of enol content:

A

{tex} a > b > c {/tex}

B

{tex} b > a > c {/tex}

{tex} b > c > a {/tex}

D

{tex} a > c > b {/tex}

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Q 12. The correct order of the substituent in each of the following set in order of priority according to CIP rule

A

{tex} - \mathrm { Cl } > - \mathrm { OH } > - \mathrm { SH } > \mathrm { H } {/tex}

{tex} - \mathrm { CH } _ { 2 } - \mathrm { Br } > - \mathrm { CH } _ { 2 } - \mathrm { Cl } > - \mathrm { CH } _ { 2 } - \mathrm { OH } > - \mathrm { CH } _ { 3 } {/tex}

C

{tex} - \mathrm { CH } = \mathrm { O } > - \mathrm { OH } > - \mathrm { CH } _ { 3 } > - \mathrm { H } {/tex}

D

{tex} - \mathrm { OCH } _ { 3 } > - \mathrm { N } \left( \mathrm { CH } _ { 3 } \right) _ { 2 } > - \mathrm { CH } _ { 3 } > - \mathrm { CD } _ { 3 } {/tex}

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Q 13. Consider the following compounds,

The correct {tex} E / Z {/tex} configurational notations for the compounds I to II are respectively-

{tex} \mathrm { Z } , \mathrm { Z } {/tex}

B

{tex} \mathrm { E } , \mathrm { Z } {/tex}

C

{tex} Z ,E {/tex}

D

{tex} \mathrm { E } , \mathrm { E } {/tex}

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Q 14. How many cyclic isomers exists (structural and geometrical only) for {tex} \mathrm { C } _ { 3 } \mathrm { H } _ { 3 } \mathrm { Cl } _ { 3 } ? {/tex}

A

2

3

C

4

D

5

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Q 15. Which of the following compounds is a meso compound?

A

B

D

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Q 16. Which of the following is not correct representation of L-amino acids

A

C

D

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Q 17. What is true regarding a meso form of a compound?

A

A meso form is a chiral due ot the presence of an axis of symmetry

B

A meso form does not contain any chiral carbon

C

A meso form cannot be isolated from its optically active stereoisomer by fractional crystallisation

A meso form is a chiral due to internal compensation of optical rotation

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Q 18. What is wrong about enantiomers of 2-chloropropanoic acid?

A

Have same solubility in water

B

Have same {tex} \mathrm { pK } _ { \mathrm { a } } {/tex} value

C

Have same refractive Index

Have same rate of reactions with {tex} ( + )-2-{/tex}butanol

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Q 19. Calculate the number of stereoisomerism for

A

2

4

C

8

D

6

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Q 20. The number of stereoisomers possible for the compound is-

A

2

4

C

6

D

8

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Q 21.
a and {tex} b {/tex} are stereoismers sum of {tex} ( a + b = ? ) {/tex}

A

4

6

C

8

D

12

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Q 22. How many different isomer can be given to bromodichlorobenzene?

A

3

B

4

6

D

7

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Q 23. How many cycloalkene isomers exist for {tex} \mathrm { C } _ { 5 } \mathrm { H } _ { 8 } {/tex} which contain at least one methyl locant directly present on the ring?

A

2

B

4

C

5

6

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Q 24. How many structural isomers exist for {tex} \mathrm { C } _ { 4 } \mathrm { H } _ { 8 } \mathrm { O } {/tex} which are simultaneously ether? Also there is no atom {tex} \mathrm { sp } ^ { 2 } {/tex} hybridised.

A

3

B

4

6

D

7

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Q 25. Which of following compound will not show geometrical isomerism?

A

B

D