• # question_answer Methane and ethane both can be obtained in single step from [CPMT 1974; MP PET 1995; AFMC 1998, 2000; BHU 2005] A) $C{{H}_{3}}I$ B) ${{C}_{2}}{{H}_{5}}I$ C) $C{{H}_{3}}OH$ D) ${{C}_{2}}{{H}_{5}}OH$

$C{{H}_{3}}I+2H\xrightarrow{Zn/HCl}C{{H}_{4}}+HI$ $C{{H}_{3}}I+2Na+IC{{H}_{3}}\underset{\text{Ether}}{\mathop{\xrightarrow{\text{Dry}}}}\,C{{H}_{3}}-C{{H}_{3}}+2NaI$