In an attempt to demonstrate electrical conductivity through an electrolyte, the following apparatus (Figure 2.1) was set up. Which among the following statement(s) is(are) correct?

(i) Bulb will not glow because the electrolyte is not acidic
(ii) Bulb will glow because NaOH is a strong base and furnishes ions for conduction.
(iii) Bulb will not glow because the circuit is incomplete
(iv) Bulb will not glow because it depends upon the type of electrolytic solution
(a) (i) and (iii)
(b) (ii) and (iv)
(c) (ii) only(d) (iv) only"

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 10

Correct Answer: (c) (ii) only

Explanation: Bulb will glow because the acid will furnish ions that conduct electricity. Hence, statement (ii) is correct.

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