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Alkyl Halides

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Alkyl halides undergo substitution reactions and a variety of other reactions as well. The type of reaction that occurs depends on a variety of factors. The structural integrity of the alkyl group to which the halogen is attached plays an important role in determining the type of product that is likely to result. A reaction involving t-butyl bromide is given below:

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Which of the following best represents the increasing rate of bimolecular substitution reaction for the following alkyl halides?

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A A < B < C < D
B C < D < B < A
C C < D < A < B
D B < A < D < C
Ans. C The question asks for the order of reactivity of bimolecular substitution reactions. The general order of reactivity is:

Methyl halide > Primary halide > Secondary halide > Tertiary halide.

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