The anode of a dry cell is made up of

[ A ]    Zinc
[ B ]    Iron
[ C ]    Cadmium
[ D ]    Lead
Answer : Option A
Explanation :
Zinc.A standard dry cell comprises a zinc anode (negative pole), usually in the form of a cylindrical pot, with a carbon cathode (positive pole) in the form of a central rod. The remaining space between the electrolyte & carbon cathode is taken up by a 2nd paste consisting of ammonium chloride & manganese dioxide, the latter acting as a depolariser. The electrolyte is ammonium chloride in the form of a paste next to the zinc anode.
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