Question

p-cresol reacts with chloroform in alkaline medium to give the compoundA which adds hydrogen cyanide to form the compound B. The latter on acidic hydrolysis gives chiral carboxylic acid C which is 

Solution

Correct option is

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

Which one among the following compounds has the highest value of period moment?

Q2

Mixture can be of

Q4

Consider the following reaction

Choose the correct statement

Q5

Which of the following carboxylic acids undergoes decarboxylation easily?

Q6

End product of the following reaction is

Q7

In the reaction,

The product A is

Q8

Product obtained when benzoyl acetic acid is heated, is

Q9

Which separates by sulphonation?

Q10

 

  

The same reaction takes place with which one of the following aldehydes?