JEE Main & Advanced Chemistry Organic Chemistry: Some Basic Principles & Techniques Question Bank Chemical analysis of organic compounds

  • question_answer The presence of halogen, in an organic compounds, is detected by [Pb. CET 2002]

    A) Iodoform test

    B) Silver nitrate test

    C) Beilstein?s test

    D) Millon?s test

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Halogens are detected by Beilstein?s test. In this test, a copper wire is dipped in original solution and heated in a bunsen burner flame. Green colour is imparted to the flame, due to the formation of a volatile copper halide. This proves the presence of halogen.

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