# In the esterification of alcohol:A. H from alcohol and OH from acid is removed as water.B. OH from alcohol and H from acid is removed as water.C. H is replaced by chlorine.D. H is replaced by sodium metal.

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Hint:. As we know that esterification is the process in which formation of ester from carboxylic acid and alcohol in the presence of concentrated sulphuric acid takes place.

$R-COOH\text{ }+\text{ }H-O-{R}'\rightleftharpoons \text{ }R-COO{R}'+\text{ }{{H}_{2}}O\text{ }$