Q. 14

Which of the following reactions is an example of use of water gas in the synthesis of other compounds?
A. CH4 (g) + H2O (g) CO (g) + H2 (g)

B. CO (g) + H2O (g) CO2 (g) + H2(g)

C. Cn (g) + 2H2 (g) nCO + (2n+1) H2

D. CO (g) + 2H2 (g) CH3OH (l)

Answer :

Water-gas is nothing but a mixture of carbon monoxide (CO) and hydrogen (H2) gases.

Here, in the reaction, water gas is used in the synthesis of methanol (CH3OH).

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