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Asked by Prashant DIGHE | 27th Feb, 2020, 09:44: PM

Expert Answer:

Carbylamine reaction or isocynide test:
  • On heating aliphatic and aromatic primary amines with chloroform and ethanolic KOH they form isocyanides or carbylamines which have foul odour.
  • Secondary and tertiary amines do not show this reaction.
  • This reaction is used as a test for primary amines.


Hence among the given options only option two is a primary amine, therefore it will positive isocynide test.

Answered by Ramandeep | 28th Feb, 2020, 12:18: PM

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