Which of the following compounds does not exhibit(s) positive iodoform test?

  1. A

    Acetaldehyde

  2. B

    Methanol

  3. C

    Ethanol

  4. D

    Propanone 

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    Solution:

    Methanol compounds does not exhibit(s) positive iodoform test

    Iodoform test will be shown if the compound has CH3CO group.

    Methanol does not provide a positive iodoform test because it does not produce methyl ketone upon oxidation and instead produces formaldehyde.

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