Q. 14.4( 8 Votes )

Monochlorination of toluene in sunlight followed by hydrolysis with aq. NaOH yields.
A. o-Cresol

B. m-Cresol

C. 2, 4-Dihydroxytoluene

D. Benzyl alcohol



Answer :

In the presence of sunlight the toluene gets monochlorated.

When toluene reacts with aq NaOH the Cl- iongoes with Na+ and OH- gets attached to alky group.


Thus, the product is benzyl alcohol.


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