plz tell the answer

plz tell the answer

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Naveen Kumar
askIITians Faculty 60 Points
8 years ago
Nitration is fast for the more nucleophilic benzene ring.
For I and II, the ring is directely attached to the benzene ring so acting as the deactivating group whereas the O atom directely attached to the ring activate the ring by having conjugation of its lone pair to the ring. So the correct option should be [2].

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