. Benzene reacts with chlorine in presence of light to yield


A: chlorobenzene

B: trichlorobenzene

C: tetrachlorobenzene

D: benzenehexachloride

 

Best Answer

Explanation:Benzene shows an unusual addition reaction with chlorine in the presence of ultraviolet light. 

In the presence of UV rays (without a catalyst), the delocalisation in hot benzene is permanently broken and a chlorine atom adds to each carbon leading to the formation of .

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Final Answer: The correct option is D: benzene hexachloride

 

 

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