Question

Fluorine has low electron affinity than chlorine because of  

Solution

Correct option is

Smaller radius of fluorine, high density

Fluorine has low EA than chlorine because of smaller size of fluorine and compact 2p-orbital where interelectronic repulsion is more. 

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

Of the following elements, which one has the highest electro negativity?

Q2

Which element has the highest electronegativity?

Q3

The values of electronegativity of atom A and B are 1.20 and 4.0 respectively. The percentage of ionic character of A–B bond is

Q4

The halogen that most easily reduced is

Q5

Which element has the lowest electronegativity?

Q6

Which one of the elements has the maximum electron affinity?

Q7

For electron affinity of halogens, which of the following is correct?

Q8

Which one of the following has the highest electronegativity?   

Q9

The outermost electronic configuration of the most electronegative element is 

Q10

The second electron affinity is zero for