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The species among the following which can act as an acid only.

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HSO4-
b
SO42-
c
H3O+
d
Cl-

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Correct option is C

The species which can accept as well as donate H+ can act both as an acid and as a base.HSO4-base + H+⇌  H2SO4HSO4-acid ⇌ SO42-+ H+   ,SO4-2can accept proton,so acts as only base, H3 O+can donate proton, so acts as only acid Cl-can accept proton,so acts as only base

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