Chemistry Class 12
Solutions to CBSE Sample Paper - Chemistry Class 12

Given below are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R)

Assertion (A): An ether is more volatile than an alcohol of comparable molecular mass.

Reason (R): Ethers are polar in nature.

Select the most appropriate answer from the options given below:

  1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
  2. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
  3. A is true but R is false.
  4. A is false but R is true.

 

Answer:

b. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

A and R are two different statements about ethers

The correct reason is that hydrogen bonding does not exist amongst ether molecules.

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