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

  • question_answer Ethylamine can be prepared by the action of bromine and caustic potash on       [CPMT 1994]

    A)                 Acetamide         

    B)                 Propionamide

    C)                 Formamide        

    D)                 Methyl cyanide

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

               \[\underset{\text{Propionamide}}{\mathop{C{{H}_{3}}-C{{H}_{2}}-CO-N{{H}_{2}}}}\,+B{{r}_{2}}+4KOH\to \]\[C{{H}_{3}}C{{H}_{2}}N{{H}_{2}}+{{K}_{2}}C{{O}_{3}}+2KBr+2{{H}_{2}}O\]


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