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

  • question_answer When chlorine reacts with cold and dilute solution of sodium hydroxide, the products obtained are [CBSE PMT 1998]

    A) \[C{{l}^{-}}+Cl{{O}^{-}}\]

    B) \[C{{l}^{-}}+ClO_{2}^{-}\]

    C) \[C{{l}^{-}}+ClO_{3}^{-}\]

    D) \[C{{l}^{-}}+ClO_{4}^{-}\]

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    \[2NaOH+C{{l}_{2}}\to \underset{\underset{N{{a}^{+}}+C{{l}^{-}}}{\mathop{\downarrow }}\,}{\mathop{NaCl}}\,+\underset{\underset{N{{a}^{+}}+OC{{l}^{-}}}{\mathop{\downarrow }}\,}{\mathop{NaOCl}}\,+{{H}_{2}}O\]

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