. Bromobenzene upon reaction with Br2/Fe gives 1, 4-dibromobenzeen


STATEMENT-1

Bromobenzene upon reaction with Br2/Fe gives 1, 4-dibromobenzeen as the major product.

and

STATEMENT-2 ;

In bromobenzene, the inductive effect of the bromo group is more dominant than the mesomeric effect in directing the incoming electrophile..

(A) STATEMENT-1 is True, STATEMENT-2 is True; STATEMENT-2 is a correct explanation for STATEMENT-1

(B) STATEMENT-1 is True, STATEMENT-2 is True; STATEMENT-2 is NOT a correct explanation for STATEMENT-1

(C) STATEMENT-1 is True, STATEMENT-2 is False

(D) STATEMENT-1 is False, STATEMENT-2 is True

 

Best Answer

In bromobenzene, inductive effect is responsible for deactivating the benzene nucleus and has no effect on directive influence. The directive influence is governed solely by mesomeeric effect.

Key (C)

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