Among the following compounds,


Among the following compounds, which one has the shortest $\mathrm{C}-\mathrm{Cl}$ bond ?

Correct Option: , 3


In option (3) $\mathrm{C}-\mathrm{Cl}$ bond is shortest due to resonance of lone pair of $-\mathrm{Cl}$.

Due to resonance $\mathrm{C}-\mathrm{Cl}$ bond acquire partial double bond character.

Hence $\mathrm{C}-\mathrm{Cl}$ bond length is least.

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