Question

Racemic compound has

Solution

Correct option is

Equimolar mixture of enantiomers 

An equimolar mixture of enantiomers (dextro and leavo forms) is called racemic mixture. It is represented as dl form or  form and is optically inactive.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

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

Q2

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

Q3

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

Q4

The most unstable configuration of cyclohexane is

Q5

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

Q6

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

Q7

How many carbon atoms in the molecule HOOC—(CHOH)2—COOH are asymmetric?

Q8

Racemic modification can be resolved by

Q9

Racemic tartaric acid is optically inactive due to

Q10

CH3CH2OH and CH3OCH3­ are the examples of