Give reasons for the following:
Nitric acid not used for the preparation of hydrogen gas?
Hydrogen cannot be prepared by the action of nitric acid on metals because it also releases nitrous oxide and nitric oxide and oxides the hydrogen to form water.
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Solution Give Reasons for the Following: Nitric Acid Not Used for the Preparation of Hydrogen Gas? Concept: Choice of Dilute Acids (Other than Dil. Nitric Acid).