NEET Chemistry The p-Block Elements (XII) Questions Solved

A diamagnetic element burns in air to form a dioxide.This dioxide can reduce iodine to HI. When H2 gas is bubbled through this element, it forms a hydride.It was found that the reaction of the dioxide and hydride of this element produces the same metal again.The element is

(A) S

(B) Si

(C) Te

(D) PO

The given element is S.The dioxide of S is SO2 which can act as reducing agent and oxidising agent.

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