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Optical isomerism arises from the presence of

(a)An asymmetric carbon atom

(b) A centre of symmetry

(c) A line of symmetry

(d) Any of the above

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A)
The conditions of optical isomers is presence of an asymmetric carbon atom and absence of elements of symmetry.
An asymmetric carbon atom
Hence a is the correct answer.
It is nonsuper imposable isomerism. So it consists of assymetric carbon atom.It is also an chiral centre.
 
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B) line of symmetry
It is assymetric carbon
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