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Avyansh Katiyar
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  • Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, Delhi, India
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Why does potassium react more violently with water than lithium?

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Why are conformational isomers considered as isomers?

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What is the "blue spirit" (or "red spirit") in mercury-free thermometers?

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Mismatch of plane of symmetry vs Gold Book's definition for a pseudochiral carbon

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Benzene from cyclopropane-1,2,3-triyltrimethanol in acidic medium

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How thick is a snowflake?

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Why is the para product major in the nitrosation of phenol?

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Why Lysine is abbreviated as 'K'?

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Why does a mixture of nitrous acid with concentrated nitric acid cause nitration of benzene instead of nitrosation?

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Why is pyrrole more reactive than pyridine and benzene for an electrophilic substitution reaction?

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Which is the strongest base?

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Why does automotive glass shatter into tiny pieces but glass used in our houses into shards?

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Deciding higher priority order between a triple bond and tertiary carbon

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What anions does the loss of a proton from HOCN and HNCO produce? Are they same or different?

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Decarboxylation of cyclohex-1-ene-1,2-dicarboxylic acid by electrolysis method

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NGP mechanism vs the simple carbocation mechanism

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How does water flows through pipes in cold countries?

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Rank the following radicals in order of decreasing stability

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Why doesn't the bromide anion attack during electrophilic addition of bromine in methanol solvent?

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Why is the rate of reaction of polar EAS favored by inductive effects and the rate of less polar EAS reactions through hyperconjugation?

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Rate of catalytic hydrogenation of alkenes

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Order of reactivity of nucleophilic addition at carbonyl group with Grignard reagent

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Action of hot alkaline KMnO4 on tert butyl benzene

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Which is more stable out of the given carbocation?

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Why do more substituted alkenes undergo epoxidation, but the less substituted alkenes undergo hydrogenation?

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Prins reaction mechanism

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How to pass a Plane of symmetry?

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How would one calculate the entropy change for an adiabatic irreversible process?

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Thermodynamic stability of benzene derivatives

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Why is helium used in diving apparatus?