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An organic compound X having molecular formula C4H11N reacts with ptoluene sulphonyl chloride to form a compound Y that is soluble in aqueous KOH. Compound X is optically active and reacts with acetyl chloride to form compound Z. Identify the compound Z.

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CH3CH2CH2CH2NHCOCH3
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CH3CH2CH(CH3)NHCOCH3
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CH3CH(CH3)CH2NHCOCH3
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CH3C(CH3)2NHCOCH3
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Solution

The correct option is B CH3CH2CH(CH3)NHCOCH3
The structure of C4H11N can be seen in figure 1.
Optically active X reacts with acetyl chloride gives Z as shown in figure 2.
X reacts p-toluene sulphonyl chloride which can be seen in figure 3.
Unsaturation exists in Y which is soluble in aq.KOH

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