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Which one of the following properties is exhibited by phenol? A. It is soluble in aq. NaOH and evolves CO2 with aq. NaHCO3 B. It is soluble in aq. NaOH and does not evolve CO2 with aq. NaHCO3 C. It is not soluble in aq. NaOH but evolves CO2 with aq. NaHCO3 D. It is insoluble in aq. NaOH and does not evolve CO2 with aq. NaHCO3

Which one of the following properties is exhibited by phenol?
A. It is soluble in aq. NaOH and evolves CO2
with aq. NaHCO3
B. It is soluble in aq. NaOH and does not evolve CO2
with aq. NaHCO3
C. It is not soluble in aq. NaOH but evolves CO2
with aq. NaHCO3
D. It is insoluble in aq. NaOH and does not evolve CO2
with aq. NaHCO3

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
2 years ago
Both benzoic acid in (B) and phenyl acetic acid in (D) are soluble in aqueous NaOH as well as in aqueous NaHCO3, but benzyl alcohol is almost insoluble in both the solutions

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