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

Which of the following statements are not true for phosphorus

(A) It is non-metal

(B) It exists as a tetrahedral molecular solid

(C) It is less reactive than nitrogen

(D) P-P bond is much wealker than NN bond

Due to greater bond dissociation energy and greater bond order nitrogen is almost inert. Phosphorus is very reactie due to the presence of weak single P-P covalent bonds among phosphorus atom in P4 molecule.

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