Among the following, the reaction that proceeds through an electrophilic substitution, is :

Question : Among the following, the reaction that proceeds through an electrophilic substitution , is :

Answer : from all above options the correct answer is “2”

Explanation of answer : as we know that electrophilic substitution reaction is the reaction in which a functional group which attach to compound should replaced by some electrophile , these types of reactions are called electrophilic substitution reaction.

Halogenation of benzene ring proceeds through an electrophilic substitution reaction.

reaction is shown below –

the mechanism of this reaction is given below –

that is why we have marked option (2) for correct answer.