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Which of the following acts both as oxidising and reducing agent?

A) nitric acid B) ammonia
C) nitrous acid D) nitrogen peroxide

Answer:   C) nitrous acid



Explanation:

Nitrous acid act as an oxidising agent because it oxidises potassium iodide to iodine. It is also a reducing agent because it decolourises acidified potassium permanganate solution.

Nitric acid acts only as an oxidising agent

Ammonia acts only as a reducing agent

Nitrogen peroxide acts only as an oxidising agent.

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Brass gets discoloured in air because of the presence of which of the following gases in air  ?

A) Hydrogen sulphide B) Oxygen
C) Nitrogen D) Carbon dioxide
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Hydrogen sulphide

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Which of the following is a non metal that remains liquid at room temperature  ?

A) Chlorine B) Phosphorous
C) Bromine D) Helium
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Bromine

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Permanent hardness of water is due to the presence of  ? 

A) Calcium sulphate B) Calcium bicarbonate
C) Sodium bicarbonate D) Magnesium bicarbonate
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Calcium sulphate

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Select the correct statement (s).

A) When energy is transferred to the system from the surrounding as work, the surrounding do work on the system and the value of work (W) positive. B) When energy is transferred from the system to the surrounding as work, work is done on the surrounding and the value of W is negative.
C) Both (A) and (B) D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Both (A) and (B)

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Triple point of water corresponds to

A) 1 atm, 0°C B) 1 atm, 0.01°C
C) 1 atm, 0 K D) 4.58 Torr, 0.01°C
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 4.58 Torr, 0.01°C

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