Ethanol reacts with sodium and forms two products. These are
(a) sodium ethanoate and hydrogen
(b) sodium ethanoate and oxygen
(c) sodium ethoxide and hydrogen
(d) sodium ethoxide and oxygen

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 10

Correct answer: (c) sodium ethoxide and hydrogen

Explanation: When ethanol reacts with sodium, the two products formed are sodium ethoxide and hydrogen gas is evolved.

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