Which of the following chemicals is also known as “Chinese snow”?

Answer: [B] Potassium nitrate

Potassium nitrate is one of several nitrogen-containing compounds collectively referred to as saltpetre or saltpetre. It is also known as “Chinese snow”. Major uses of potassium nitrate are in fertilizers, rocket propellants and fireworks.

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