Given below are two statements :

Question:

Given below are two statements :

Statement I : A mixture of chloroform and aniline can be separated by simple distillation

Statement II : When separating aniline from a mixture of aniline and water by steam distillation aniline boils below its boiling point In the light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below

  1. Statement I is true, statement II is false

  2. Both Statement I and Statement II are true

  3. Both Statement I and Statement II are false

  4. Statement I is false, Statement II is true


Correct Option: , 2

Solution:

A suitable method for separating a mixture of aniline and chloro form would be steam distillation. Steam distillation is the process used to separate aromatic compound from a mixture because of their temperature sensitivity. Therefore, steam distillation is an ideal method for their separation.

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