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Benzaldehyde differs from acetaldehyde in that

$\begin{array}{1 1}(a)\;\text{Benzaldehyde does not react with Tollens reagent}\\(b)\;\text{Benzaldehyde does not react with HCN}\\(c)\;\text{Benzaldehyde does not react with Fehling's solution}\\(d)\;\text{Above all}\end{array}$

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Aliphatic aldehydes reduce Fehling's solution to red brown cuprous oxide not aromatic.So Benzaldehyde does not react with Fehling's solution
Hence (c) is the correct answer.
answered Feb 20, 2014 by sreemathi.v
edited Mar 29 by sharmaaparna1