A gas formed when NaCl is reacted with conc sulphuric acid turns moist blue litmus red.

Answer the following questions

a. what is the nature of the gas?

b. what is the name and formula of the gas?

c. what will happen when a dry blue litmus paper is exposed to dry gas?

Asked by yagneshwarchinni | 5th Jun, 2019, 01:33: PM

Expert Answer:

a. The nature of the gas is acidic.
b. The gas released in the above reaction is hydrochloric acid or HCl.
c. The gas when passed through dry litmus paper will show no change in colour because it cannot show acidic properties as H+ is not present.

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 5th Jun, 2019, 05:39: PM