JEE Main & Advanced Chemistry The s-Block Elements Question Bank Alkali Metals

  • question_answer Sodium metal cannot be stored under [CPMT 1985, 88, 94]

    A) Benzene

    B) Kerosene

    C) Alcohol

    D) Toluene

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    It reacts with alcohol to form sodium alkoxide  \[2{{C}_{2}}{{H}_{5}}OH+2Na\to 2{{C}_{2}}{{H}_{5}}ONa+{{H}_{2}}\]


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