Chapter 15

Chemistry of Non-Metals I

Chapter Highlights

Hydrogen (Position, Occurrence, Properties, Uses), Hydrides, Oxygen (Occurrence, Preparation, Properties, Uses), Oxides, Ozone, Water, Hydrogen peroxide, Nitrogen (Preparation, Properties, Uses), Compounds of nitrogen like ammonia, oxides, nitric acid (Preparation, Properties, Uses) and various levels of multiple-choice questions.

HYDROGEN, OXYGEN AND NITROGEN
Hydrogen Or Rogue Element
  • Hydrogen was discovered by Henry Cavendish and named by Lavoisier (‘hydro’ means water and ‘gen’ means creating).
  • Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe (70%) and the third most abundant element on the surface of the globe.
  • It is the first lightest and smallest, non-metallic element in the ...

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