The antifertility drug “Novestrol” can react with :
Question:

The antifertility drug “Novestrol” can react with :

  1. $\mathrm{ZnCl}_{2} / \mathrm{HCl} ; \mathrm{FeCl}_{3} ;$ Alcoholic $\mathrm{HCN}$

  2. $\mathrm{Br}_{2}$ / water; $\mathrm{ZnCl}_{2} / \mathrm{HCl} ; \mathrm{FeCl}_{3}$

  3. Alcoholic $\mathrm{HCN} ; \mathrm{NaOCl} ; \mathrm{ZnCl}_{2} / \mathrm{HCl}$

  4. $\mathrm{Br}_{2} /$ water; $\mathrm{ZnCl}_{2} / \mathrm{HCl} ; \mathrm{NaOCl}$


Correct Option: , 4

Solution:

Novestrol has phenolic, alcoholic and terminal alkyne groups, so it can react with $\mathrm{Br}_{2}$ water, $\mathrm{ZnCl}_{2} l \mathrm{HCl}$ as well as $\mathrm{FeCl}_{3}$.

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