JEE Main & Advanced Chemistry The s-Block Elements Question Bank Critical Thinking

  • question_answer Carbon differs from other elements of the group. Which is the false statement [DPMT 2000]

    A) Due to its marked tendency to form long chains (catenation)

    B) Due to its unique ability to form multiple bonds

    C) Due to d-orbital in penultimate shell

    D) Due to its limitation of co-ordination number 4

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Carbon has 2 electrons in their penultimate shell configuration so due to d-orbital in penultimate shell is false statement.

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