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Benedict’s test is conducted to confirm the presence of :

A
polysaccharides like starch
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B
lipids
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C
reducing sugars
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D
proteins
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Solution

The correct option is C reducing sugars

The sugars which give positive tests with Benedict’s reagent and Tollen’s reagent are called reducing sugars. Most monosaccharides and some disaccharides are reducing sugars.


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