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The coagulation of $10 cm^3$ of Gold sol is completely preventred by addition of 0.025g of starch to it. The gold number of starch is

(a) 0.025

(b) 0.25

(c) 2.5

(d) 25

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Answer: 25
Gold number is the weight of protective colloid in milligrams which prevents the coagulation of $10 cm^{-3}$ of gold sol.
$\therefore$ Gold number of starch = 0.025 $\times$ 1000 = 25 (mg)


answered Dec 14, 2013 by mosymeow_1

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