JEE Main & Advanced Chemistry Nitrogen Containing Compounds Question Bank Preparation of Nitrogen Containing Compounds

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    The amine formed from an amide by means of bromine and alkali has

    A)                 Same number of C atoms as that of amide

    B)                 One less C atom than that of amide

    C)                 One more C atom than that of amide

    D)                 Two more C atoms than that of amide

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

                    \[\underset{\text{(2c)}}{\mathop{C{{H}_{3}}-CO-N{{H}_{2}}}}\,\underset{\text{Hofmann }\!\!'\!\!\text{ s}\,\text{bromamide}}{\mathop{\xrightarrow{NaOH/B{{r}_{2}}}}}\,\underset{\text{(1c)}}{\mathop{C{{H}_{3}}-N{{H}_{2}}}}\,\]

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