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(B) 3 –Hydroxy pentan-2-one shows positive Tollen’s test.

Answer

Tollen’s test is used to determine the presence of an aldehyde , aromatic aldehyde and alpha-hydroxy ketones .

3–Hydroxy pentan-2-one is an alpha-hydroxy-ketone, and hence shows positive tollen’s test.

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