JEE Main & Advanced Chemistry Solutions Question Bank Azeotropic mixture

  • question_answer The azeotropic mixture of water \[(b.p{{.100}^{o}}C)\] and \[HCl\,(b.p.\,{{85}^{o}}C)\] boils at \[{{108.5}^{o}}C\]. When this mixture is distilled it is possible to obtain            [IIT 1981]

    A)                 Pure \[HCl\]

    B)                 Pure water

    C)                 Pure water as well as pure \[HCl\]

    D)                 Neither \[HCl\] nor \[{{H}_{2}}O\] in their pure states

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

              Azeotropic mixture is constant boiling mixture, it is not possible to separate the components of azeotropic mixture by boiling.


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