For over a century chlorine has been used by engineers as a water disinfectant. Consider the following statements with this reference:
1. Chlorine kills bacteria by transforming itself into hypochlorous acid when dissolved in water
2. Chlorine works best when the water is slightly alkaline
Which among the above is / are correct statements?

Answer: [A] Only 1

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