Which of the following components of air is present in the largest amount in the atmosphere?
  1. Nitrogen
  2. Oxygen
  3. Water vapour
  4. Carbon dioxide

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 6

Correct Answer: (a) Nitrogen

Explanation: Atmosphere contains 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen and the remaining 1% is formed by carbon dioxide, water vapour, a few other gases and dust particles. Thus, the atmosphere contains nitrogen in the largest amount.

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