Which of the following statements is not correct?

(A) The first ionization energies (in KJ mol-1) of carbon, silicon, germanium, tin, and lead are 1086, 786, 761, 708 and 715 respectively.

(B) Down the group, electronegativity decreases from B to Tl in boron family.

(C) Among oxides of the elements of carbon family, CO is neutral, GeO is acidic and SnO is amphoteric.

(D) The 4f- and 5f- inner transition elements are placed separately at the bottom of the periodic table to maintain its structure.

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