Which among the following statements is incorrect for magnesium metal?
(a) It burns in oxygen with a dazzling white flame.
(b) It reacts with cold water to form magnesium oxide and evolves hydrogen gas.
(c) It reacts with hot water to form magnesium hydroxide and evolves hydrogen gas.
(d) It reacts with steam to form magnesium hydroxide and evolves hydrogen gas.

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 10

Correct Answer: (b) It reacts with cold water to form magnesium oxide and evolves hydrogen gas.

Explanation: Magnesium does not react with cold water to form magnesium oxide and evolves hydrogen gas.

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Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:27:24

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