Question

Which of the following gains electrons more easily?

Solution

Correct option is

None

Octet of each of the species CI, Br, I and O is complete and duplet of H is complete in the given options. Thus, none of them would like to take up another electron.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

IE1 and IE2 of Mg are 178 and 348 kcal mole–1. The energy required for the reaction, 

Q2

The IE1, IE2, IE3, IE4, and IE5 of an element are 7.1, 14.3, 34.5, 46.8, 162.2 eV respectively. The element is likely to be:

Q3

Inert pair effect is shown by :

Q4

The electro-negativities of N, C, Si and P are such that:

Q5

Which of the following will have maximum electron affinity?

Q6

The electronic configuration 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 3d10, 4s2 4p6 4d10, 5s2is for :

Q7

EN of the element (A) is E1 and IP is E2. Hence EA will be: