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Pick out the wrong statement pertaining to nitric acid.

A. About 90% of nitric acid is manufactured by Ostwald's process

B. It is a strong mono basic acid which reacts with almost all the metals except noble metals

C. Yellow color of impure nitric acid is because of dissolved oxides of nitrogen (mainly NO2)

D. Arc process of nitric acid manufacture is economical as compared to Ostwald's process