NEET Sample Paper NEET Sample Test Paper-9

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    Which of the following statements about benzyl chloride is incorrect?

    A)  It is less reactive than alkyi halides

    B)  It can be oxidised to benzaldehyde by boiling with copper nitrate solution

    C)  It is lachry matory liquid and answers beilsteins test

    D)  It gives a white precipitate with alcoholic silver nitrate.

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    Benzyl chloride is more reactive than alkyl halides. Benzyl Carbocation is stabilised by resonance, hence benzyl chloride easily gives nucleophilic substituion reaction.

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