Assertion (A): In the reaction between potassium permanganate

Question:

Assertion (A): In the reaction between potassium permanganate and

potassium iodide, permanganate ions act as an oxidising agent.

Reason (R): Oxidation state of manganese changes from +2 to +7 during

the reaction.

(i) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

(ii) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

(iii) A is true but R is false.

(iv) Both A and R are false.

Solution:

Option (iii)  A is true but R is false is correct.

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