Question

The five successive ionization energies of an element are 800, 2427, 3658, 25024 and 32824 kJ mol–1 respectivley. The number of valence electrons is

Solution

Correct option is

3

IE abruptly increases (i.e. IE4 >>> IE> IE2) when an electron is knocked out from the noble gas core.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

In which of the following arrangement the order is not according to the property indicated against it?

Q2

Which is the correct order of electronegativity?

Q3

The set representing the correct order of first ionisation energy is

Q4

The order of first ionisation energies of the elements Li, Be, B, Na is

Q5

An element with atomic number 106 has been discovered recently. Which of the following electronic configurations will it possess?

Q6

The ionic radius of ‘Cr’ is minimum in which of the following compounds?

Q7

Which of the following processes involves absorption of energy?

Q8

In which of the following compounds does the ratio of anion size to cation size has the lowest value?

Q9

Which among the following species has the same number of electrons in its outermost as well as penultimate shell?

Q10

The statement that is not correct for periodic classification of elements is