FRANK Solutions for Class 10 Chemistry Chapter 9 - B - Nitric Acid

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Chapter 9B - Nitric acid Exercise 235

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Chapter 9B - Nitric acid Exercise 236

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Chapter 9B - Nitric acid Exercise 237

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(i) NO2

(ii) H3PO4

(iii) Magnesium

(iv) Platinum gauze

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(i) Aqua regia is a mixture of nitric acid and hydrochloric acid.

(ii) Fuming nitric acid is obtained by dissolving excess of nitrogen oxide in conc. nitric acid.

(iii) 98% nitric acid is obtained by distilling 68% nitric acid with conc. H2SO4 under pressure.

(iv) Ammonal is a mixture of ammonium nitrate and aluminium powder.

(v) 3Cu + 8HNO3 (dilute) 3Cu(NO3)2 + 4H2O + 2NO

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Chapter 9B - Nitric acid Exercise 238

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When concentrated nitric acid is added to copper brown fumes of nitrogen dioxide are observed.

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(i)          Nitrogen dioxide

(ii)         Ammonia gas

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Chapter 9B - Nitric acid Exercise 239

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Chapter 9B - Nitric acid Exercise 240

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(i) The complete apparatus should be made of glass only.

(ii) At high temperature, nitric acid decomposes and the glass apparatus may get damaged. Sodium formed at a higher temperature forms a hard crust which sticks to the walls of the retort. 

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Brown fumes of nitrogen dioxide are produced. Copper reacts with concentrated nitric acid to produce copper nitrate, water and nitrogen dioxide.

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(i) When sulphur is treated with conc. nitric acid, it produces nitrogen dioxide.


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(i) Dilute nitric acid is generally considered a typical acid except for its reaction with metals because it does not liberate hydrogen. It is a powerful oxidising agent, and nascent oxygen formed oxidises hydrogen in water.

(ii) Although pure concentrated nitric acid is colourless, it appears yellow when left standing in a glass bottle due to the dissolution of reddish brown nitrogen dioxide gas in the acid. Nitrogen dioxide is produced because of the thermal decomposition of a portion of nitric acid.

 4HNO3   2H2O + 4NO2 + O2

(iii) An all-glass apparatus is used in the laboratory preparation of nitric acid because nitric acid vapour corrodes rubber and cork.

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(i) Cold, dilute nitric acid reacts with copper to give nitric oxide.

(ii) Hot, concentrated nitric acid reacts with sulphur to form nitrogen dioxide.

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(i) 3Cu + 8HNO3 3Cu(NO3)2 + 4H2O+ 2NO↑