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The derivative of benzene that can be used in making explosives is


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The derivative of benzene that can be used in making explosives is

Options

A) aniline

B) xylene

C) phenol

D) toluene


The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

Ethyl benzene is used to manufacture styrene, which is used in the production of latex, synthetic rubber and polystyrene, which is used mainly in food packaging. Phenol and its derivatives are used to make aspirin, antiseptics, explosives, plastics, and dyes used in textiles and food.


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  • Ethyl benzene is used to manufacture styrene, which is used in the production of latex, synthetic rubber and polystyrene, which is used mainly in food packaging. Phenol and its derivatives are used to make aspirin, antiseptics, explosives, plastics, and dyes used in textiles and food.

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