Reaction of Metals with Oxygen
Metals react with Oxygen to produce metal oxide.
It is basic in nature
Reaction of Iron with Moist Air
Reaction of Copper with moist air
Reaction of Non-Metals with Oxygen
Non Metals react with oxygen to Produce Non Metal Oxide
It is acidic in nature
Why is Phosphorus not kept in open?
Phosphorus is a very reactive non metal.If it is kept in open air it will react with oxygen and catch fire.
Thus,Phosphorus is kept in water containers
NCERT Question 6 (d) -
Give reasons for the following :
(d) Sodium and potassium are stored in kerosene.
NCERT Question 10 -
Saloni took a piece of burning charcoal and collected the gas evolved in a test tube.
(a) How will she find the nature of the gas ?
(b) Write down word equations of all the reactions taking place in this Process