Which of the following will show Tyndall effect

Which of the following will show the “Tyndall effect”?

Which of the following will show the Tyndall effect
Water vapors in the air act as a colloidal system and scatter light

(a) Salt solution
(b) Milk
(c) Copper sulfate solution
(d) Starch solution.

Answer:

When a beam of light travel from a colloidal mixture. Particles of colloid scatter the light. We call this scattering of light as a Tyndall effect.

A salt and copper sulfate solution is a homogenous mixture. Milk and starch, solutions form a colloidal solution. As a result salt and copper sulfate solution does not show the Tyndall effect. While milk and starch, the solution shows a Tyndall effect.

Next: Question 10: Classify the following into elements, compounds and mixtures.

See also: Question 8: Identify the solutions among the following mixtures.

Ref: Chapter 2.

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