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AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) Chemistry: Questions 1 of 123

Question

MCQ▾

Write IUPAC name of the following compound -

Identify IUPAC Name of this Cyclic Compound

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

3-Formyl benzenecarbonitrile

b.

1-cyano benzaldehyde

c.

3-Aldo cyano benzene

d.

1-nitrile benzene-oxo

Answer

a.

Explanation

Above compound’s IUPAC name is 3-formyl benzenecarbonitrile. Here in this compound benzene are present and benzene has attached with two functional group of aldehyde and cyanide. Aldehyde group is attached with third number of carbon in benzene. It will called as formyl, which is used as prefix. Other nitrile group of cyanide attached with first number of carbon. Here this compound will be 3-formyl benzenecarbonitrile.
3-Formyl Benzenecarbonitrile

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