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The correct statements about the compound given below is (are) (i) The compound is optically active. (ii) The compound possesses centre of symmetry (iii) The compound possesses plane of symmetry (iv) The compound possesses axis symmetry.

$ (a)\;(i) and (iii) \\ (b)\;(i) and (iv) \\ (c)\;(ii) and (iv) \\ (d)\;(iii) and (iv) $
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The compound is optically active as it possesses two chiral centres.
The compound possesses axis of symmetry perpendicular to $C-C$ bond.
Hence b is the correct answer.
answered Feb 25, 2014 by meena.p

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