The following question from Black Book Organic Chemistry IIT JEE Advanced Level Papers :
Choose the correct option(s) among the following about [P]:
A) Two C−H bonds in [P] are involved in hyperconjugation.
B) [P] cannot show stereoisomerism.
C) Hydrogenation of [P] gives mainly n-butane.
D) Monochlorination of [P] gives 3
What is the product when 2-iodobutane is heated with tertiary butoxide? Is it 1-butene, 2-butene, or both?
Bulky bases generally favor the Hoffmann product, but my teacher told that in this specific case having much less hindrance Zaitsev product dominates. I am not able to completely digest it how this happened and is this correct or not.
Answer key: C, D.
- Ashish Mishra; Dr Ramu Petakamsetty. Black Book Organic Chemistry IIT JEE Advanced Level Papers; Blue Rose Publishers, 2022. ISBN 978-93-5611-183-7.