The p-Block Elements

The p-Block Elements

Question

The products obtained when chlorine gas reacts with cold and dilute aqueous NaOH are

  • ClO and ClO3

  • ClO2- and ClO3-

  • Cl and ClO

  •  Cl and ClO2-

Answer

C.

Cl and ClO

Cl2 + 2OH- (cold ) → Cl- + ClO- +H2O

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