Lewis bases are electron donors which usually have lone pair of electron or a negative charge
(i) NH4+ only (Incorrect, no lone pairs or negative charge)
Of the following list of molecules and ions, which can behave as Lewis bases: CO3-2, NH4+, Na+, OH-?
(i) NH4+ only
(ii) NH4+ and OH-
(iii) CO3-2 and Na+
(iv) CO3-2 and OH-
(v) OH- only
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