JEE Main & Advanced Chemistry Alkali Metals Question Bank Alkali Metals

  • question_answer Which of the following statement  is  correct  regarding alkali metals [NCERT 1981]

    A) Cation is less stable than the atom

    B) Cation is smaller than the atom

    C) Size of cation and atom is the same

    D) Cation is greater in size than the atom

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    After removal of an electron the effective nuclear charge per electron increases hence the size decreases.

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