Assertion: The α-hydrogen atom in carbonyl compounds

Question:

Assertion: The α-hydrogen atom in carbonyl compounds is less acidic.

Reason: The anion formed after the loss of the α-hydrogen atom is resonance stabilised.

(i) Assertion and reason both are correct and the reason is the correct explanation

of assertion.

(ii) Assertion and reason both are wrong statements.

(iii) The assertion is a correct statement but the reason is the wrong statement.

(iv) The assertion is a wrong statement but the reason is the correct statement.

(v) Assertion and reason both are correct statements but the reason is not the correct

 

Solution:

Option (iv)  The assertion is a wrong statement but the reason is the correct statement is correct.

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