Give reasons

(b) Sodium, potassium and lithium are stored under oil.

 

Answer

(b) Sodium, potassium and lithium are stored under oil.

  • Some metals react more vigorously like sodium and potassium. 
  • They catch fire if kept in the open .
  • Hence, to protect them and to prevent accidental fires , they are kept in kerosene oil .

 

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 3 Class 10 - Metals and Non-Metals (Term 1)

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