. Which of the following is an example


 of vic - dihalide?

A: Dichloromethane

B: 1 , 2 - Dichloroethane

C: Ethylidene chloride

D: Allyl chloride

 

Best Answer

Explanation:

Vicinal dihalides are compounds that have two halogen groups attached to adjacent carbons.

The structure of each of the given compounds is:

A:CH2C1

B:CH2C1 - C1CH2  

C:CH3 - CHC1

D:CH2= CHCH2C1

Thus, 1,2-dichloroethane is the only example of vic-dihalide amongst the given compounds.

Final Answer:

The correct option is B: 1,2-Dichloroethane

 

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