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

  • question_answer The element which never acts as reducing agent in a chemical reaction is [Bihar CEE 1995]

    A) \[O\]

    B) \[Li\]

    C) \[F\]

    D) \[C\]

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    F cannot act as reducing agent because it has highest reduction potential \[{{F}_{2}}+2{{e}^{-}}\,\,\to \,\,2{{F}^{-}};\,{{E}^{o}}=+2.87\,V\]

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