Q. 124.5( 8 Votes )

Which of the following statements about a compound is incorrect?
A. A molecule of a compound has atoms of different elements.

B. A compound cannot be separated into its constituent elements by physical methods of separation.

C. A compound retains the physical properties of its constituent elements.

D. The ratio of atoms of different elements in a compound is fixed.

Answer :

The statements (i), (ii), and (iv) are correct as they are properties of compounds.

The statement (iii) is incorrect because a compound has physical properties different from that of its constituent elements.

For example, water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen to make H2O. Hydrogen and oxygen are gases are room temperature but H2O is a liquid at room temperature.

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