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can dissolve noble metals like gold and platinum.


A
Aqua fortis
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B
Aqua regia
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C
Aqua vitae
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The correct option is B Aqua regia
 Aqua regia is a mixture of concentrated hydrochloric acid and concentrated nitric acid in 3:1 ratio. It's known as royal water. It's one of the very few substances that can dissolve Au and Pt.

Aqua fortis and aqua vitae are other names of nitric acid and concentrated ethanol solution respectively.

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