A) Electrophilic substitution
B) Free radical addition
C) Nucleophilic substitution
D) Free radical substituion
Correct Answer: D
Solution :When methane gas is treated with chlorine in the presence of sunlight, one hydrogen of methane replaced by the chlorine atom and forms methyl chloride. The mechanism involved in this reaction is free radical mechanism. So it is an example of free radical substitution reaction.
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