Which Property Of Sodium Is Being Used In Street Lights?

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Question

Which property of sodium is being used in street lights?

Solution

Correct option is

Sodium atom emits photons in the yellow region of visible spectrum, due to electrically stimulated transitions

The property of sodium atom to emit photons in yellow region of visible spectrum, due to electrically stimulated electron transitions is used in street lights.

Testing

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

 

Which product is formed in the following reaction

 

Q2

 

The general formula of an alum is 

where M is univalent and M’ is a trivalent metal which of the following does not form alum?

Q3

Which of the following is a neither deliquescent nor efflorescent and is used for wool washing?

Q4

Which of the following is commercially known as oxone?

Q5

Which of the following is called black ash?

Q6

An alloy of which pair of metals is liquid at ordinary temperature and is used in special thermometers used for finding temperature above the boiling point of mercury.

Q7

Which of the following compounds is used in preparation of green fire?

Q8

Which of the following is obtained on hydrolysis of Mg2C3?

Q9

Which of the following is a component of most kidney stones?

Q10

Which of the following metals is sensitive to a wide range of photons from across the entire visible range of the electromagnetic spectrum?