Question

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

Solution

Correct option is

SF4

FXF angles of two types are present in sp3d hybrid orbitals. Since, SF4shows sp3d hybridisation as follows, therefore, it exhibits two different FXF angles.

                                                              

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

White phosphorus (P) has

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