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Assertion :Galvanized iron does not rust. Reason: Zn has a more negative electrode potential than Fe.


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Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion
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Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion
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C
Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
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D
Assertion is incorrect but Reason is correct
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The correct option is A Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion
Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is correct explanation of (A).

More -ve electrode potential of Zn means less reduction potential or high oxidation potential. Hence, Zn is more easily oxidized than Fe.

Chemistry
NCERT
Standard XII

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