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

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    The alkali metal halides are soluble in water but \[LiF\] is insoluble because

    A) It is amphoteric

    B) The \[Li-F\] bond is highly ionic

    C) Its lattice energy is high

    D) \[L{{i}^{+}}\] ion is least hydrated

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Small atomic size of Li and F lattice energy is highest.

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