Question

Which of the following is the most electropositive element?

Solution

Correct option is

Mg

Electropositive character decreases across the period as metallic character decreases.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

The first four ionisation energy values of an element are 191, 578, 872 and 5962 kcal. The number of valence electrons in the element is

Q2

Which one of the following elements has the highest ionisation energy?

Q3

In the Periodic Table, going down in the fluorine group

Q4

The Ist IEs of four consecutive elements present in the second period of Periodic Table are 8.3, 11.3, 14.5 and 13.6 eV respectively. Which of these is the IE of nitrogen?   

Q5

Which of the following transition involves maximum amount of energy?

Q6

 

The formation of the oxide ion O2–(g) requires first an exothermic and then an endothermic step as shown below  

               

                    

This is because 

Q7

The electronic configuration of four elements are given below. Which element does not belong to the same family?

Q8

The least stable ion among the following is

Q9

Ist and IInd IE of Mg are 7.646 and 15.035 eV respectively. The amount of energy needed to convert all the atoms of magnesium into Mg2+ ions present in 12 mg of magnesium vapours is [Given, 1 eV = 96.5 kJ mol–1]

Q10

Which of the following sequence correctly represents the decreasing acidic nature of oxides?