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The raw material for the commercial manufacture of DDT are :

$(a)\;\text { Chlorobenzene and chloroform}\\ (b)\; \text { Chlorobenzene and chloromethane}\\(c)\;\text { Chlorobenzene and chloral} \\ (d)\;\text { Chlorobenzene and BHC} $

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$Cl_3CCH =O + 2C_6H_5Cl \quad \underrightarrow{Conc.H_2SO_4} \quad CCl_3CH(C_6H_4Cl)_2$
${ Chlorobenzene\; and\; chloral} $is correct
Hence c is the correct answer.
answered Mar 7, 2014 by meena.p