Question

In which of the following the hydration energy is higher than the lattice energy?

Solution

Correct option is

MgSO4

The lattice energy of alkaline earth metal sulphates remains almost constant but the hydration energy increases as the size of the metal atom decreases, i.e.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

A metal M readily forms water soluble sulphate MSO4, water insoluble hydroxide M(OH)2 and oxide MO which becomes inert on heating. The hydroxide is soluble in NaOH. The metal M is

Q2

On dissolving moderate amount of sodium metal in liquid NH3 at low temperature, which one of the following does not occur?

Q3

On passing hydrogen over heated palladium, the gas

Q4

Which one of the alkaline earth metals shows some anomalous behavior and has same electronegativity as aluminium?

Q5

When magnesium burns in air compounds of magnesium formed are magnesium oxide and

Q6

A solid compound ‘X’ on heating gives CO2 gas and a residue. The residue mixed with water forms ‘Y’. On passing an excess of CO2 through ‘Y’ in water, a clear solution ‘Z’ is obtained. On boiling ‘Z’, compound ‘X’ is reformed. The compound ‘X’ is 

Q7

The carbonate that will not decompose on heating is

Q8

The correct order of increasing thermal stability of K2CO3, MgCO3, CaCO3 and BeCO3 is: 

Q9

The solubility of alkali metal hydroxide follows the order:

Q10

The label on a bottle of H2O2 solution reads as ’10 volume’. The concentration of H2O2 in percentage by volume is