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Q 1.

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Consider the reactions,

Identify A,X,Y and Z.

A

A-Methoxymethane, {tex} X {/tex} -Ethanol, {tex} Y {/tex} -Ethanoic acid, {tex} \mathrm { Z } {/tex} -Semicarbazide.

A-Ethanal, {tex} X {/tex} -Ethanol, {tex} Y - \mathrm { But } - 2 {/tex} -enal, Z-Semicarbazone.

C

A-Ethanol, {tex} X {/tex} -Acetaldehyde, {tex} Y {/tex} -Butanone, Z-Hydrazone.

D

A-Methoxymethane, {tex} X {/tex} -Ethanoic acid, {tex} Y {/tex} -Acetate ion, Z-Hydrazine.

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Q 2.

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Of the following, which is the product formed when cyclohexanone undergoes aldol condensation followed by heating?

B

C

D

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Q 3.

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The correct structure of the product 'A' formed in the reaction

is

A

C

D

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Q 4.

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The correct order of strengths of the carboxylic asids.

A

{tex} I > II > I I {/tex}

{tex} II > III > I {/tex}

C

{tex} III > II > I{/tex}

D

{tex} II > I > I I I {/tex}

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Q 5.

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Which of the following reagents would distinguish cis-cyclopenta-1-2-diol from the trans-isomer?

A

{tex} \mathrm { MnO } _ { 2 } {/tex}

B

Aluminium isopropoxide

Acetone

D

Ozone

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Q 6.

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The correct statement regarding a carbonyl compound with a hydrogen atom on its alpha- carbon, is

A

a carbonyl compound with a hydrogen atom on its alpha-carbon rapidly equilibrates with its corresponding enol and this process is known as carbonylation

a carbonyl compound with a hydrogen atom on its alpha-carbon rapidly equilibrates with its corresponding enol and this process is known as keto-enol tautomerism

C

a carbonyl compound with a hydrogen atom on its alpha-carbon never equilibrates with its corresponding enol

D

a carbonyl compound with a hydrogen atom on its alpha-carbon rapidly equilibrates with its corresponding enol and this process is known as aldehyde-ketone equilibration.

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Q 7.

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The oxidation of benzene by {tex} \mathrm { V } _ { 2 } \mathrm { O } _ { 5 } {/tex} in the presence of air produces

maleic anhydride

B

benzoic acid

C

benzaldehyde

D

benzoic anhydride.

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Q 8.

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Reaction of a carbonyl compound with one of the following reagents involves nucleophilic addition followed by elimination of water. The reagent is

hydrazine in presence of feebly acidic solution

B

hydrocyanic acid

C

sodium hydrogen sulphite

D

a Grignard reagent

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Q 9.

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Which one of the following esters gets hydrolysed most easily under alkaline conditions?

A

B

C

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Q 10.

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An organic compound 'X' having molecular formula {tex}C_{5}H_{10}O{/tex} yields phenylhydrazone and gives negative response to the iodoform test and Tollens' test. It produces n-pentane on reduction. 'X' could be

3-pentanone

B

n-amyl alcohol

C

pentanal

D

2-pentanone.

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Q 11.

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Which one is most reactive towards nucleophilic addition reaction?

A

B

C

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Q 12.

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The order of stability of the following tautomeric compounds is

A

{tex}\mathrm {II} > \mathrm {I} >\mathrm {I I I }{/tex}

B

{tex}\mathrm{ II} >\mathrm{ I I I} >\mathrm{ I }{/tex}

C

{tex} \mathrm { I } > \mathrm { II } > \mathrm { III } {/tex}

{tex} \mathrm { III } > \mathrm { II } > \mathrm { I } {/tex}

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Q 13.

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Reaction by which benzaldehyde cannot be prepared

A

C

D

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Q 14.

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Predict the products in the given reaction.

A

B

D

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Q 15.

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Acetone is treated with excess of ethanol in the presence of hydrochloric acid. The product obtained is

A

B

C

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Q 16.

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{tex} \mathrm { CH } _ { 3 } \mathrm { CHO } {/tex} and {tex} \mathrm { C } _ { 6 } \mathrm { H } _ { 5 } \mathrm { CH } _ { 2 } \mathrm { CHO } \quad {/tex} can {tex} \quad \mathrm { be } {/tex} distinguished chemically by

A

Benedict's test

Iodoform test

C

Tollen's reagent test

D

Fehling's solution test

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Q 17.

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The correct order of decreasing acid strengtt of trichloroacetic acid {tex} ( A ) , {/tex} trifluoroacetic acic {tex} ( B ) , {/tex} acetic acid {tex} ( C ) {/tex} and formic acid {tex} ( D ) {/tex} is

{tex} B > A > D > C {/tex}

B

{tex} B > D > C > A {/tex}

C

{tex} A > B > C > D {/tex}

D

{tex} A > C > B > D {/tex}

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Q 18.

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Consider the following reaction

The product A is

{tex} \mathrm { C } _ { 6 } \mathrm { H } _ { 5 } \mathrm { CHO } {/tex}

B

{tex} \mathrm { C } _ { 6 } \mathrm { H } _ { 5 } \mathrm { OH } {/tex}

C

{tex} \mathrm { C } _ { 6 } \mathrm { H } _ { 5 } \mathrm { COCH } _ { 3 } {/tex}

D

{tex} \mathrm { C } _ { 6 } \mathrm { H } _ { 5 } \mathrm { Cl } {/tex}

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Q 19.

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Consider the reaction : {tex} R \mathrm { CHO } + \mathrm { NH } _ { 2 } \mathrm { NH } _ { 2 } \rightarrow R \mathrm { CH } = \mathrm { N } - \mathrm { NH } _ { 2 } {/tex} What sort of reaction is it?

A

B

C

Electrophilic substitution-elimination reaction

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Q 20.

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Which of the following compounds will give a yellow precipitate with iodine and alkali?

Acetophenone

B

Methyl acetate

C

Acetamide

D

None of these

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Q 21.

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Clemmensen reduction of a ketone is carried out in the presence of which of the following?

A

Glycol with KOH

{tex} \mathrm { Zn } - \mathrm { Hg } {/tex} with {tex} \mathrm { HCl } {/tex}

C

{tex}LiAlH_{4}{/tex}

D

{tex} \mathrm { H } _ { 2 } {/tex} and {tex} \mathrm { Pt } {/tex} as catalyst

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Q 22.

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In a set of reactions m-bromobenzoic acid give a product D. Identify the product D.

A

B

D

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Q 23.

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The order of reactivity of phenyl magnesium bromide (PhMgBr) with the following compounds:

A

{tex} \mathrm { II } > \mathrm { II } > \mathrm { I } {/tex}

B

{tex} \mathrm { II } > \mathrm { I } > \mathrm { III } {/tex}

C

{tex} \mathrm { I } > \mathrm { III } > \mathrm { II } {/tex}

{tex} \mathrm { I } > \mathrm { II } > \mathrm { III } {/tex}

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Q 24.

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Match the compounds given in List-I with List-II and select the suitable option using the code given below.

A

{tex} ( \mathrm { A } ) - ( \mathrm { iv } ) , ( \mathrm { B } ) - ( \mathrm { i } ) , ( \mathrm { C } ) - ( \mathrm { iii } ) , ( \mathrm { D } ) - ( \mathrm { ii } ) {/tex}

B

{tex} ( \mathrm { A } ) - ( \mathrm { iv } ) , ( \mathrm { B } ) - ( \mathrm { ii } ) , ( \mathrm { C } ) - ( \mathrm { iii } ) , ( \mathrm { D } ) - \mathrm { i } {/tex}

C

{tex} ( \mathrm { A } ) - ( \mathrm { ii } ) , ( \mathrm { B } ) - ( \mathrm { iii } ) , ( \mathrm { C } ) - ( \mathrm { iv } ) , ( \mathrm { D } ) - \mathrm { i } {/tex}

{tex} ( \mathrm { A } ) - ( \mathrm { ii } ) , ( \mathrm { B } ) - ( \mathrm { i } ) , ( \mathrm { C } ) - ( \mathrm { i } \mathrm { v } ) , ( \mathrm { D } ) - ( \mathrm { iii } ) {/tex}

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Q 25.

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An organic compound A on treatment with {tex}NH_{3}{/tex} gives B, which on heating gives C. C when treated with {tex}Br_{2}{/tex} in the presence of KOH produces ethyl amine. Compound A is

A

{tex} \mathrm { CH } _ { 3 } \mathrm { COOH } {/tex}

B

{tex} \mathrm { CH } _ { 3 } \mathrm { CH } _ { 2 } \mathrm { CH } _ { 2 } \mathrm { COOH } {/tex}

C

{tex} \mathrm { CH } _ { 3 } \mathrm { CH } _ { 2 } \mathrm { COOH } {/tex}