Question

White phosphorus (P) has

Solution

Correct option is

P – P – P bond angle of 60o

The four P atoms in P4 molecule are situated at the corners of tetrahedron. There are six p-p single bonds with p-p-p bond angle of 60°. Each P has a long pair of electrons

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

If a molecule MX2 has zero dipole moment, the sigma bonding orbitals used by M (atomic number < 21) are :

Q2

The ion that is isoelectronic with CO is

Q3

Which of the following molecules has three fold axis of asymmetry?

Q4

The correct order in which the O – O bond length increases in the following is

Q5

The bond angle between two hybrid orbitals is 105o. The percentage of s-character of hybrid orbital is between

Q6

Two types FXF angles are present in which of the following molecules? (X= S, Xe, C)

Q7

In which pair of species, both species do have the similar geometry?

Q8

The bond angle in AsH3 is greater than that in

Q9

Which one among the following does not have the hydrogen bond?

Q10

The hybridization state of central atom in PCl5 is