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An Element X Reacts with Hydrogen, When Heated, to Form a Covalent Hydride H2x. If H2x Has a Smell of Rotten Eggs, the Element X is Likely to Be: (A) Carbon (B) Sulphur (C) Chlorine (D) Phosphorus - Science

An element X reacts with hydrogen, when heated, to form a covalent hydride H2X. If H2X has a smell of rotten eggs, the element X is likely to be:
(a) carbon
(b) sulphur
(c) chlorine
(d) phosphorus

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Solution

(b) sulphur
Because sulphur reacts with hydrogen to form a covalent hydride, H2S that has the smell of rotten eggs.

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 3 Metals and Non-metals
Q 74 | Page 135
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