Use Coupon: CART20 and get 20% off on all online Study Material

Total Price: Rs.

There are no items in this cart.
Continue Shopping
Grade: 6
The Cannizzaro reaction is not given by
a. trimethylacetaldehye
b. acetaldehyde
c. benzaldehyde
d. formaldehyde
5 years ago

Answers : (3)

Kevin Nash
askIITians Faculty
332 Points

(b) TIPS/Formulae :

The compound containing ?-H atom does not undergo Cannizzaro’s reaction.

Acetaldehyde does not undergo Cannizzaro reaction since it has ?-H atoms while formaldehyde, trimethylacetaldehyde and benzaldehyde undergo Cannizzaro reaction since they do not contain ?-hydrogen atoms.

5 years ago
Tummeti Sai Ram kumar
42 Points
							The cannizaro reaction is only possible for aldehydes which cannot undergo enolisation .But here aldehydes can undergo enolisation so candidate reaction is not possible for aldehydes...Ram
2 years ago
40 Points
							Cannizzaro reaction is given by ones which do not have alpha hydrogen. Here only acetaldehyde has alpha hydrogen. Hence only acetaldehyde  will not give cannizzaro reaction.
2 years ago
Think You Can Provide A Better Answer ?
Answer & Earn Cool Goodies

Course Features

  • 731 Video Lectures
  • Revision Notes
  • Previous Year Papers
  • Mind Map
  • Study Planner
  • NCERT Solutions
  • Discussion Forum
  • Test paper with Video Solution

Course Features

  • 70 Video Lectures
  • Revision Notes
  • Test paper with Video Solution
  • Mind Map
  • Study Planner
  • NCERT Solutions
  • Discussion Forum
  • Previous Year Exam Questions

Ask Experts

Have any Question? Ask Experts

Post Question

Answer ‘n’ Earn
Attractive Gift
To Win!!! Click Here for details