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Alcohol, Phenols and Ether Previous Year Questions with Answer

1. The general molecular formula, which represents the homologous series of alkanols is                                                                                                                       NEET 2006

(a) CnH2n+2O     

(b) CnH2nO2

(c) CnH2nO         

(d) CnH2n + 1O

2. Reaction between acetone and methyl magnesium chloride followed by hydrolysis will give                                                                                                                   NEET 2020

(a) iso-propyl alcohol       

(b) sec-butyl alcohol

(c) tart-butyl alcohol         

(d) iso-butyl alcohol


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(a)             (b)


(c)                 (d)


4. When vapours of a secondary alcohol is passed over heated copper at 573 K, the product formed is                                                                                                            NEET 2020

(a) A carboxylic acid                           (b) An aldehyde

(c) A ketone                                         (d) An alkene


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(a)               (b)

 (c)                   (d)

6. Compound A, C8H10O, is found to react with NaOI (produced by reacting Y with NaOH) and yields a yellow precipitate with characteristic smell. A and Y Are respectively        NEET 2018









7. Identify the major products P, Q and R in the following sequence of reactions:


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8. Which one is the most acidic compound?                                                               NEET 2017

9. Reaction of phenol with chloroform in presence of dilute sodium hydroxide finally introduces which one of the following functional group?                                                                    2015

(A) –COOH                 

(b) –CHCl2

(c) –CHO                    

 (d) –CH2Cl