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Nilay Ghosh
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29 votes
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Why does fructose reduce Tollen's reagent and Fehling's solution?

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What is the product of the chemical reaction between phenol and ferric chloride?

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Is iron the most stable element in the periodic table?

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What happens when potassium iodide is added to a copper (II) salt?

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What is the first organic compound to be discovered ? Urea or alloxan?

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Is palladium really that poisonous?

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Trend in the melting point down the group

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Why exception is noted in the solubility of lead salts?

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Why do all radioactive decay series terminate at lead?

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Why is the Friedel-Crafts alkylation of nitrobenzene disfavoured?

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Why is fluorine more reactive than iodine despite the weaker I-I bond?

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What is the formula of bleaching powder?

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Why copper(I) is unstable in aqueous medium?

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What is the formula of manganese oxohydroxide: MnOOH and MnO(OH)2?

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What is the structure of iodide of Millon's base?

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1 answer
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Why NaBH4 does not reduce carboxylic acid while LiAlH4 does?

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Why do XeO and XeF8 not exist?

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Is potassium bifluoride an ionic or a covalent compound?

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What is the chemical test for identification of benzophenone?

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What is the lattice structure of manganese?

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How can the intense color of potassium permanganate be explained with molecular orbital theory?

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Why is potassium phosphate KH2PO4 in this reaction?

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Should bromine water be called a solution?

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Why does color of halogen deepens and the boiling point decreases down the group?

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Why does sodium polyacrylate solidify, on addition of water?

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Why ionic radii of Cu2+ is less than Zn2+?

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Why lithium gives flame coloration?

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Why does zinc sulfide glow?

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Why does lithium from the nitride whereas the other alkali metal forms the azide?

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Should carbon tetrachloride really be considered an organic compound?