Question
Assertion

Hydrolysis of sucrose is known as inversion of cane sugar.

Reason

Sucrose is a disaccharide.

A

Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion

B

Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion

C

Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect

D

Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect

Medium
Solution
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Correct option is B)

Hydrolysis of sucrose is known as inversion of canesugar because sucrose produce equimolecular mixture of glucose and fructose. Sucrose is dextro-rotatory which glucose and fructose mixture is laevorotatory. Sucrose is disaccharide.

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