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

  • question_answer As the atomic number of halogens increases, the halogens [MP PMT 1991]

    A) Lose the outermost electrons less readily

    B) Become lighter in colour

    C) Become less denser

    D) Gain electrons less readily

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    As the atomic number increases electronegativity decreases. Hence, tendency to gain electron decreases.


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