The oxide of a metal M was water soluble. When a blue litmus strip was dipped


#1

The oxide of a metal M was water soluble. When a blue litmus strip was dipped in this solution, it did not undergo any change in colour. Predict the nature of the oxide.


#2

The metal oxide (MO) is of basic in nature. It dissolves in water to form metal hydroxide as follows:

A blue litmus does not alter its colour in the basic medium.