JEE Main & Advanced Chemistry The p-block Elements-II Question Bank Halogen Family

  • question_answer The chief source of iodine in which it is present as sodium iodate is [JIPMER 1997]

    A) Sea weeds

    B) Caliche

    C) Carnallite

    D) Iodine never exists as sodium iodate

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Caliche is crude chile salt petre \[(NaN{{O}_{3}})\] which contains about 0.02% iodine as sodium iodate \[(NaI{{O}_{3}})\].


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