# 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.