Which of the following statements about the given reaction are correct?

3Fe(s) + 4H2O(g) ‚Üí Fe3O4 (s) + 4H2 (g)
  1. Iron metal is getting oxidised
  2. Water is getting reduced
  3. Water is acting as a reducing agent
  4. Water is acting as an oxidising agent
(a) (i), (ii) and (iii)
(b) (iii) and (iv)
(c) (i), (ii) and (iv)
(d) (ii) and (iv)


Correct Answer: (c) (i), (ii) and (iv) 

Explanation: In the above reaction, water acts as an oxidizing agent, hence, it gets reduced to hydrogen while oxidizing Iron to iron oxide.

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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022

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