Oxide of a non-metal possesses the following characterstics.

(i) It is both a proton donor and proton acceptor

(ii) It is poor conductor of electricity

(iii) It reacts readily with basic and acidic oxides

(iv) It oxidises Fe at boiling point.

The oxide is

(A) H2O

(B) CO2

(C) H2O2

(D) NO

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#6 | 16th Group

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group 16,preparation and properties

H2O is a proton donor and proton acceptor.Pure water is poor conductor of electricity. Water readily reacts with basic and acidic oxides.Water also oxidises Fe at boiling point.

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