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

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    Among the halogens, the one which is oxidised by nitric acid is [KCET 2004]

    A) Fluorine

    B) Iodine

    C) Chlorine

    D) Bromine

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Reducing properties increase from F to I so it oxidise by nitric acid. \[{{I}_{2}}+10HN{{O}_{3}}\to 2HI{{O}_{3}}+10N{{O}_{2}}+4{{H}_{2}}O\]

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