A gas jar was inverted over burning yellow phosphorus floating over water in a beaker....

JAMB 1978

A gas jar was inverted over burning yellow phosphorus floating over water in a beaker. After burning, the water level was found to rise in the gas jar. The water level rises because
  • A. pressure inside the gas jar is greater than pressure outside it
  • B. the air in the gas jar had been used up by burning
  • C. oxygen in the gas jar had been used up by burning
  • D. nitrogen in the gas jar had been used up by burning
  • E. the temperature in the jar had risen considerably
Correct Answer: Option C
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