The chemical reaction involved in the corrosion of iron metal is that of:
(a)oxidation as well as displacement(b) reduction as well as combination
(c) oxidation as well as combination(d)reduction as well as displacement


Correct Answer: (c) oxidation as well as combination.

Explanation: Corrosion takes place when iron metal reacts with oxygen in the presence of moisture to form hydrated iron oxide. Therefore, it is an oxidation reaction.

Iron metal combines with oxygen in the presence of moisture to corrode. Therefore, it is a combination reaction.

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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022

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