Question

How many optically active stereoisomers are possible for butane-2, 3-diol?

Solution

Correct option is

2

I and II are optically active while III is optically inactive (meso form).

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

Which of the following will have least hindered rotation about carbon-carbon bond?

Q2

Structure of 2-methyl-2-cyclohexene-1-ol is:

Q3

Bicycle (1,1,0) butane is:

Q4

If two compounds have the same empirical formula but different molecular formulae, they must have

Q5

Structure bicyclo (2,1,1) hexane is:

Q6

The number of isomers of 

Q7

The enolic form of acetone contains

Q8

Isomers which can be interconverted through rotation around a single bond are

Q9

The incorrect IUPAC name is:

Q10

Name of some compounds are given. Which one is not correct in IUPAC system?