JEE Main & Advanced Chemistry Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Question Bank Valency and oxidation state

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    Oxidising action increases in halogen in the following order [DPMT 1990]

    A) Cl < Br < I < F

    B) Cl < I < Br < F

    C) I < F < Cl < Br

    D) I < Br < Cl < F

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    Tendency to gain \[{{e}^{-}}\] and oxidising power are related. Among halogens \[F\] is the directly most powerful oxidising agent.

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