# 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 $N\equiv N$ 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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