Which of the following is the first oxidation product of secondary alcohol?

Question: Which of the following is the first oxidation product of secondary alcohol?

A  Acid

B  Aldehyde

C   Ketone

D  Ether

Answer:   Ketone

 

 

Name of Secondary Alcohol Oxidation Product        Chemical Reaction
2-Propanol

 

Acetone

 

 C3H8O → C3H6O  + H2O
2-Butanol Methyl ethyl ketone C4H10O → C4H8O + H2O
2-Pentanol

 

2-Pentanone (Methyl propyl ketone) C5H12O → C5H10O + H2O
 

 

2-Hexanol

 

2-Hexanone (Methyl butyl ketone)  C6H14O → C6H12O+ H2O
 

2-Heptanol

 

2-Heptanone (Methyl pentyl ketone) C7H16O →  C7H14O + H2O