. Assertion:PbCl2 is more stable than PbCl4
Reason: PbCl4 is powerful oxidising agent
Ans || (b)
Solution ||| Pb2+ is more stable than Pb4+ due to inert pair effect. Due to this reason PbCl4 decomposes very readily into PbCl2 and Cl2.
Thus, Pb4+ salts are better oxidising agents