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In a galvanic cell, the reactions taking place in the anodic half cell and the cathodic half cell will be:

A

reduction

B

oxidation

C

oxidation and reduction respectively

D

reduction and oxidation respectively

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Correct option is
C

oxidation and reduction respectively

In a galvanic cell in anode half cell, oxidation of Zn takes place and in cathodic half cell

gets reduced.

Hence, option C is correct.

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