NEET Chemistry The p-Block Elements (XII) Questions Solved


Why is F2 a stronger oxidising agent than Cl2?

Due to low bond dissociation enthalpy and high electronegativity of Fluorine, it has strong tendency to accept electrons and thus get reduced.

F+e- F-

Therefore F2 acts as strong oxidising agent, while Cl2 is weak oxidising agent due to low electronegativity.

Difficulty Level:

  • 84%
  • 0%
Crack NEET with Online Course - Free Trial (Offer Valid Till August 25, 2019)