Question

The optically active tartaric acid is named as D-(+)-tartaric acid because it has a positive

Solution

Correct option is

Optical rotation and is derived from D-(+)-glyceraldehydes

The ‘D’ term in name is derived from D-glyceraldehyde.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

Bicycle (1,1,0) butane is:

Q2

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

Q3

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

Q4

The number of isomers of 

Q5

The enolic form of acetone contains

Q6

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

Q7

The incorrect IUPAC name is:

Q8

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

Q9

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

Q10

Which of the following compounds will exhibit geometrical isomerism?