Question

The type of isomerism shown by 6, 6-disitrodiphenic acid is

Solution

Correct option is

Optical

Due to restricted rotation about the carbon-carbon single bond joining the two phenyl groups, the molecule as a whole is chiral and thus shows optical isomerism.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

Number of chiral centres in

Q2

Which of the following statements is not correct?

Q3

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

Q4

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

Q5

The specific rotation of a pure enantiomer is + 16o. Its observed rotation if it is isolated from a reaction with 25% recemisation and 75% retention is

Q6

An enantiomerically pure acid is treated with racemic mixture of an alcohol having one chiral carbon. The ester formed will be

Q7

During the debromination of meso-dibromobutane, the major compound formed will be

Q8

At room temperature the eclipsed and the staggered forms of ethane cannot be isolated because

Q9

The most unstable configuration of cyclohexane is

Q10

Meso-tartaric acid is optically inactive due to the presence of