Assertion: Aromatic aldehydes and formaldehyde undergo

Question:

Assertion: Aromatic aldehydes and formaldehyde undergo Cannizaro reaction.

Reason: Aromatic aldehydes are almost as reactive as formaldehyde.

(i) Assertion and reason both are correct and the reason is the correct explanation

of assertion.

(ii) Assertion and reason both are wrong statements.

(iii) The assertion is a correct statement but the reason is the wrong statement.

(iv) The assertion is a wrong statement but the reason is the correct statement.

(v) Assertion and reason both are correct statements but the reason is not the correct

 

explanation of assertion.

Solution:

Option (iv)  The assertion is a wrong statement but the reason is the correct statement is correct

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