JEE Main & Advanced Chemistry Haloalkanes and Haloarenes Question Bank Critical Thinking Haloalkanes

  • question_answer Which of the following compounds does not undergo nucleophilic substitution reactions [KCET 1998]

    A) Vinyl chloride

    B) Ethyl bromide

    C) Benzyl chloride

    D) Isopropyl chloride

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    As a result of resonance, the carbon-chloride bond acquires some double bond character. Hence, vinyl chloride does not undergo nucleophillic substitution reactions.


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