when zinc metal is warmed with a base , a gas is evolved which is utilised in the hydrogenation of oil. the gas burns with a pop up sound. explain the observation.

Asked by  | 18th May, 2012, 12:32: PM

Expert Answer:

The gas evolved is hydrogen gas.
Hydrogen gas is used in the hydrogenation of oil and also it burns with a pop up sound.

Answered by  | 18th May, 2012, 01:18: PM

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