JEE Main & Advanced Chemistry The p-block Elements-II Question Bank Halogen Family

  • question_answer The correct order of acidic strength is [Pb. PMT 1998; AFMC 1998;KCET 2000; Orissa JEE 2005]

    A) \[HF<HCl<HBr<HI\]

    B) \[HCl<HBr<HF<HI\]

    C) \[HBr<HCl<HI<HF\]

    D) \[HI<HBr<HCl<HF\]

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    \[HF<HCl<HBr<HCl\] As we go down the group bond energy decreases hence, acidic nature increases.

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