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When acetylene is passed through H2SO4 containing HgSO4, it gives A. ethyl alcohol B. acetic Acid C. acetaldehyde D. ethylene

When acetylene is passed through H2SO4 containing HgSO4, it gives A. ethyl alcohol B. acetic Acid C. acetaldehyde D. ethylene

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Saurabh Koranglekar
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2 years ago
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Arun
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2 years ago
In presence of acid HgSO4, water molecule will be added to acetylene. The metal catalyst will act as promoter. The final product is Ethanal. The reaction is called Kucherov Reaction.
The given figure represents the reaction.

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