SSC SSC CHSL TIER-I Solved Paper Held on 09.01.2017

  • question_answer Who discovered Nitrogen?

    A)  Faraday

    B)  Heisenberg

    C)  Hooke             

    D)  Rutherford

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

     Nitrogen was discovered by chemist and physician Daniel Rutherford in 1772. He removed oxygen and carbon dioxide from air and showed that the residual gas would not support combustion or living organisms. Though he did not recognise Nitrogen as a different chemical substance, he distinguished it from carbon dioxide. He called nitrogen as 'noxious air.'


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