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In the light of the above statements, choose the correct answer from the options given below :
(1) Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A.
(2) A is true but R is false.
(3) A is false but R is true.
(4) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.


Answer: Option 3
Solution: Wolff-Kishner reduction is not suitable for base sensitive group like halogens (F, Cl, Br, I) or Bulky leaving groups. Hence Assertion (A) is incorrect but Reason (R) is a correct statement.

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