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Alkynes

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Which of the following is true regarding alkynes?

A Alkynes have generally higher boiling points than corresponding alkanes
B Alkynes have sp hybridized carbons
C Acetylene (an alkyne) can form salts called acetylides when exposed to strong bases
D All the above are true
Ans. D Alkynes have higher boiling points than corresponding alkanes. So Choice A is true. Alkynes have sp hybridized carbons. So Choice B is true. Choice C is also true, since a terminal alkyne like acetylene can form acetylide ions when exposed to strong bases.

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