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The reaction of chloroform with alcoholic KOH and p-toluidine form :

A

B

C

D

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Correct option is
D

The carbylamine reaction is a chemical test for detection of primary amines In this reaction, the p-toluidine is heated with alcoholic potassium hydroxide and chloroform.

 If a primary amine is present, the isocyanide(carbylamines) is formed which are foul-smelling substances.

Option D is correct.

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