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Questions  

When alkyl substituted acetylene undergoes addition with hydrogen in presence of Lindlar's catalyst, the alkene formed is

a
A mixture of cis and trans
b
Trans
c
Cis
d
In presence of Lindlar's catalyst, addition does not take place

detailed solution

Correct option is C

Depending upon the catalyst, substituted alkynes add one molecule of hydrogen to form either cis-or trans-alkene

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