Q. 29

Reduction of nitrobenzene by which of the following reagent gives aniline?
A. Sn/HCl

B. Fe/HCl

C. H2-Pd

D. Sn/NH4OH

Answer :

• Aromatic nitro compounds undergo catalytic reduction with the reagents Fe and HCl and always form aromatic primary amines .




• Fe being the catalyst provides electrons for the reaction to occur and the acid provides reaction with protons.


• Other 3 options (i), (ii) and (iv) these products do not support the reaction.

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