Question

Which of the following statements is not correct?

Solution

Correct option is

A meso compound has no chiral centres and thus are optically inactive

Compounds which do not show optical activity inspite of the presence of chiral carbon atoms are called meso-compounds.

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

Enol form is more stable in

Q6

Which will form geometrical isomers?

Q7

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

Q8

Number of chiral centres in

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?