Question

Water transported through lead pipes becomes poisonous due to the formation of

Solution

Correct option is

Pb(OH)2

 

Lead slowly dissolves in water containing dissolved oxygen to form lead hydroxide which makes the water poisonous. This dissolution of lead in water is called plumbosolvency.

                 

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

A metal, M forms chlorides in +2 and +4 oxidation states. Which of the following statements about these  chlorides is correct?

Q2

In which of the following silicates, cyclic structure is present?

Q3

Al2O3 can be converted to anhydrous AlCl3 by heating

Q4

The number of isomers possible for disubstituted borazine, B3N3H3X2 is

Q5

Which of the following oxidation states are the most characteristic for lead and tin respectively: 

Q6

The correct order of C – O bond length among CO, , CO2 is: 

Q7

White lead is

Q8

The stability of dihalides of Si, Ge, Sn and Pb increases steadily in the sequence

Q9

Name of the structure of silicates in which three oxygen atoms of [SiO4]4–are shared is: 

Q10

CO2 is isostructural with