Hydrogen

Hydrogen

Question

Which one of the following statements about water is false?

  • Water can act both as an acid and as a base.

  • There is extensive intramolecular hydrogen bonding in the condensed phase.

  • Ice formed by heavy water sinks in normal water.

  • Water is oxidized to oxygen during photosynthesis.

Answer

B.

There is extensive intramolecular hydrogen bonding in the condensed phase.

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