Ask Questions, Get Answers

Want to ask us a question? Click here
Browse Questions
0 votes

An inorganic salt when heated evolves a coloured gas which bleaches moist litmus paper. The evolved gas is

(a) $NO_2$
(b) $Cl_2$
(c) $Br_2$
(d) $I_2$
Can you answer this question?

1 Answer

0 votes
Answer: $Cl_2$
$Cl_2$ is a greenish yellow gas which bleaches litmus paper by oxidation
$Cl_2 + H_2O \longrightarrow 2HCl + [O]$
Litmus + [O] $\longrightarrow$ colourless oxidised form
answered Feb 1, 2014 by mosymeow_1

Related questions

Ask Question
student study plans
JEE MAIN, CBSE, AIPMT Mobile and Tablet App
The ultimate mobile app to help you crack your examinations
Get the Android App