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

Assertion (A): Phenol on treatment with Br2 in CS2 gives ortho and para bromophenol. 

Reason (R): Carbon disulphide is a solvent of low polarity, hence leads to monobromination of phenols 

Select the most appropriate answer from the options given below: 

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 

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

(c) A is true but R is false. 

(d) A is false but R is true.

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Correct answer is (a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

Due to CS2's low polarity, less reactive bromine facilitates monobromination at ortho and para positions.

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