Question

Which one of the following is best oxidizing agent? 

Solution

Correct option is

Cl2

Cl2 is the best oxidising agent. It is reduced to HCl

    Cl2 + H2⟶ 2HCl + H2O.  

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

 

An aqueous solution of a gas shows following reactions:  

(i) It turns red litmus blue

(ii) When added in excess to a copper sulphate solution a deep blue colour is obtained.

(iii) On addition to ferric chloride solution a brownish precipitate soluble in HNO3 is obtained.       

Identify the gas.

Q2

Ammonium dichromate on heating gives

Q3

 

White silver surface turns black when O3 is passed over it.   

This is due to the formation of

Q4

Reaction that involves atmospheric oxygen are never promoted by

Q5

The yellow colour often shown by nitric acid may be removed by

Q6

What is the name of the compound containing N, H and O, which on heating give laughing gas?

Q7

Which one of the following is pseudohalide?

Q8

Mn++ can be converted into Mn+7 by reacting with 

Q9

Oxidation state exhibited by sulphur is

Q10

How many bonding electron pairs are there in white phosphorus?