• # question_answer The product obtained on reaction of ${{C}_{2}}{{H}_{5}}Cl$ with hydrogen over palladium carbon is [AFMC 2005] A) ${{C}_{3}}{{H}_{8}}$ B) ${{C}_{4}}{{H}_{10}}$ C) ${{C}_{2}}{{H}_{6}}$ D) ${{C}_{2}}{{H}_{4}}$

${{C}_{2}}{{H}_{5}}Cl+{{H}_{2}}\xrightarrow{Pd/C}{{C}_{2}}{{H}_{6}}+HCl$ This reaction is used for the preparation of pure alkanes.