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Which of the statements about the reaction below are incorrect? 2PbO (s) + C (s) → 2Pb (s) + CO2 (g) - Science

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MCQ

1. Which of the statements about the reaction below are incorrect?
2PbO (s) + C (s) → 2Pb (s) + CO2 (g)
(a) Lead is getting reduced.
(b) Carbon dioxide is getting oxidised.
(c) Carbon is getting oxidised.
(d) Lead oxide is getting reduced.

Options

  • (a) and (b)

  • (a) and (c)

  • (a), (b) and (c)

  • all

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Solution

(a) and (b)

Explanation: (a) because Oxygen is being removed and (b) because the removed oxygen from Lead is added to the elemental Carbon.

Concept: Oxidation, Reduction and Redox Reactions
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NCERT Class 10 Science
Chapter 1 Chemical Reactions and Equations
Q 1 | Page 14
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