• # question_answer $K{{O}_{2}}$ (potassium superoxide) is used in oxygen cylinders in space and submarines because it [AIEEE 2002] A) Absorbs $C{{O}_{2}}$and increases ${{O}_{2}}$ content B) Eliminates moisture C) Absorbs $C{{O}_{2}}$ D) Produces ozone

Solution :

$K{{O}_{2}}$ is used in oxygen cylinder because it absorbs $C{{O}_{2}}$ and increases ${{O}_{2}}$ content. Super oxides reacts with water to give ${{H}_{2}}{{O}_{2}}$&${{O}_{2}}$.

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