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The chemical nature of hydrogen peroxide is

(a) Oxidizing and reducing agent in acidic medium. But not in basic medium.

(b) Oxidizing and reducing agent in both acidic and basic medium

(c) Reducing agent in basic medium, but not in acidic medium

(d) Oxidizing agent in acidic medium, but not in basic medium.


Question ID - 52148 | Toppr Answer

The chemical nature of hydrogen peroxide is

(a) Oxidizing and reducing agent in acidic medium. But not in basic medium.

(b) Oxidizing and reducing agent in both acidic and basic medium

(c) Reducing agent in basic medium, but not in acidic medium

(d) Oxidizing agent in acidic medium, but not in basic medium.

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Answer Key : (b) -

act as oxidizing agent and reducing agent in acidic medium as well as basic medium.

 Act as oxidant :-

+ + O (In acidic medium)

O+ (In basic medium)

 Act as reductant :-

+  (In basic medium)

+ (In basic medium)



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