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

  • question_answer In the cyanide ion, the formal negative charge is on [AMU 1984]

    A)                 C

    B)                 N

    C)                 Both C and N

    D)                 Resonate between C and N

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

                    In \[C{{N}^{-}}\] ion formal negative charge is on nitrogen atom due to lone pair of electrons.

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