Question

Enol form is more stable in

Solution

Correct option is

CH3COCH2COOC2H5

The stabilising effect of enolic form is the intramolecular hydrogen bond present in enols. This provides another source of increasing bonding and hence, increased stabilisation.

                                              

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

The number of enantiomers and meso forms of the compound. 

     

are respectively,

 

Q2

Which of the following cycloalkanes involve maximum torsional strain?

Q3

The molecular formula of a saturated compound is C2H4Cl2. The formula permits the existence of two

Q4

Keto form is more stable in

Q5

Which will form geometrical isomers?

Q6

(+) and (–) forms of optically active compounds are different in

Q7

Number of chiral centres in

Q8

Which of the following statements is not correct?

Q9

The functional groups —OH, —COOH, —CHO, —OCH3 attached to a chiral carbon is in the preference order

Q10

Which of the following statements is/are incorrect for D-(+)-glyceraldehyde?