• # question_answer Chloral hydrate is dissolved in $NaOH$ solution and distilled. What are the compound obtained? A) ${{C}_{2}}{{H}_{5}}Cl,C{{H}_{3}}COONa$B) $CHC{{l}_{3}},HCOONa,{{H}_{2}}O$C) $C{{H}_{3}}Cl,C{{H}_{3}}COONa$D) $C{{H}_{2}}C{{l}_{2}},NaCl$

$CC{{l}_{3}}-CHO+NaOH\to CHC{{l}_{3}}+HCOONa$ Hence, the correct option is (b).