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On mixing an alkane with chlorine and irradiating with ultra-violet light, it forms only one mono-chloro-alkane. The alkane is (A) Propane (B) Pentane (C) Isopentane (D) Neopentane

On mixing an alkane with chlorine and irradiating with ultra-violet light, it forms only one mono-chloro-alkane. The alkane is
(A) Propane (B) Pentane (C) Isopentane (D) Neopentane

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Vikas TU
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2 years ago
Neopentane, also called 2,2-dimethylpropane, is a double-branched-chain alkane with five carbon atoms with formula;CH3−C(CH3 )2−CH3
  . Thus it gives only one mono chloroalkane on chlorination. 

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