. Which of the following statements about the given reaction are correct


3Fe(s) + 4H2O(g) → Fe3O4 (s) + 4H2 (g)
 
i. Iron metal is getting oxidised
 
ii. Water is getting reduced
 
iii. Water is acting as a reducing agent
 
iv. Water is acting as an oxidising agent
 
(a) (i), (ii) and (iii)
 
(b) (iii) and (iv)
 
(c) (i), (ii) and (iv)
 
(d) (ii) and (iv)
 

Best Answer

Answer: (c) (i), (ii) and (iv)

Here, oxygen combines with water to get oxidized. Oxygen is removed from water hence, it is getting reduced. Water is providing oxygen and it acts as an oxidizing agent.

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