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Which of the following is an optically active compound ?

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1-Butanol
b
1-Propanol
c
2-Chlorobutane
d
4-Hydroxyheptane

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Correct option is C

  • An optically active compound is one that has the ability to rotate optically.
  • Pure chiral substances are all optically active.
  •  Examples of optically active substances are cinnabar, turpentine, sodium chlorate etc. 2-Chlorobutane is an optically active chemical. The second carbon is chiral. Consequently, it is optically active. 

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