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In the following questions a statement of assertion followed by a statement of reason is given. Choose the correct answer out of the following choices. 

(i) Assertion and reason both are correct and reason is correct explanation of assertion. 

(ii) Assertion and reason both are wrong statements. 

(iii) Assertion is correct but reason is wrong statement. 

(iv) Assertion is wrong but reason is correct statement. 

(v) Assertion and reason both are correct statements but reason is not correct explanation of assertion.

Assertion : Phosphorus chlorides (tri and penta) are preferred over thionyl chloride for the preparation of alkyl chlorides from alcohols.

Reason : Phosphorus chlorides give pure alkyl halides.

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(ii) Thionyl chloride is best halogen carrier to convert alcohol to alkyl halide because it gives byproducts in gaseous state. Thus, we get pure alkyl halide in this reaction

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