Acetic acid on reacting with ethanol in the presence of traces of sulphuric acid produces

  1. A

    C2H6

  2. B

    C2H4

  3. C

    CH3COOC2H5

  4. D

    CH3CO2O

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    Solution:

    On the reaction of acetic acid and ethanol in presence of sulphuric acid, there is formation of ethyl ethanoate which is an ester, and water.

    There is formation of the ester ethyl acetate.

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