A chloride which forms a precipitate that is soluble in excess of ammonium hydroxide is:

  1. Calcium Chloride
  2. Ferrous Chloride
  3. Ferric Chloride
  4. Copper Chloride



  1. Copper Chloride


Explanation: Copper Chloride reacts with Ammonium Hydroxide to form pale blue precipitate of Copper Hydroxide.

The Copper Hydroxide dissolves in excess Ammonium Hydroxide solution to give deep blue coloured solution.

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