JEE Main & Advanced Chemistry Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure Question Bank Dipole moment

  • question_answer Carbon tetrachloride has no net dipole moment because of                                                                 [IIT 1982, 83; MP PMT 1985, 91; EAMCET 1988; AMU 1999]

    A)                 Its planar structure

    B)                 Its regular tetrahedral structure

    C)                 Similar sizes of carbon and chlorine atoms

    D)                 Similar electron affinities of carbon and chlorine

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

                    \[CC{{l}_{4}}\] has no net dipole moment because of its regular tetrahedral structure.

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