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# Assertion :Toluene in presence of UV rays forms benzaldehyde. Reason: Dichlorotoluene is formed as an intermediate.

A
Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion
B
Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion
C
Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
D
Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect

Solution

## The correct option is D Both Assertion and Reason are incorrectOxidation of toluene using $$CrO_{3}$$ in acetic anhydride or $$CrO_{2}Cl_{2}$$ in $$CCl_{4}$$ or $$CS_{2}$$ and then hydrolysis gives benzaldehyde. No intermediate are formed in this reaction.Chemistry

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