. Metallic oxides of zinc, magnesium and copper were heated with the following metals

Metal Zinc Magnesium Copper
Zinc Oxide      
Magnesium Oxide      
Copper Oxide      


Best Answer

Solution: A more reactive metal can displace a less reactive metal from its oxide. Among Zinc, Magnesium, and Copper metals, magnesium is the most reactive, copper is the least reactive metal and zinc is less reactive .The displacement reaction will take place in the following cases

Metal Zinc Magnesium Copper
Zinc Oxide - Displacement -
Magnesium Oxide - - -
Copper Oxide Displacement Displacement -


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