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# Assertion :Galvanished iron does not rust. Reason: Zinc has a more negative electrode potential then iron.

A
Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion
B
Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion
C
Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
D
Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect

Solution

## The correct option is A Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for AssertionCorrect Answer is option $$A$$Zinc metal which has a more negative electrode potential than iron will provide electrons in preference of the iron, and therefore corrode first. Only when all the zinc has been oxidised does the iron start to rust.Chemistry

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