Question

The element having highest electron affinity is

Solution

Correct option is

Chlorine

Chlorine has the highest electron gain enthalpy among these because electron gain enthalpy decreases on moving down a group. Fluorine has less electron gain enthalpy due to its small size.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

Which of the following has the highest second ionisation energy?

Q2

The electronic configuration of the element with maximum electron affinity is

Q3

The first ionisation energy of oxygen is less than that of nitrogen. Which of the following is the correct reason for this observation?

Q4

The charge/size ratio of a cation determines its polarizing power. Which one of the following sequences represents the increasing order of the polarizing power of the cationic species, K+, Ca2+, Mg2+, Be2+

Q5

Which one of the following arrangements represents the correct order of electron gain enthalpy (with negative sign) of the given atomic species?

Q6

Which is likely to show inert pair effect?

Q7

The correct order of the size of iodine species is

Q8

In which one of the following pairs the radius of the second species is greater than that of the first?

Q9

The increasing order of the first ionisation enthalpies of elements B, P, S and F (lowest first) is

Q10

Diagonal relationship is for