Question 114 of 208

Consider the following statements and pick out the wrong one.

(1) The solubility, thermal stability and the basic character of the hydroxides of alkaline earth

      metals increases from MgOH2 to BaOH2.

(2) The dehydration of hydrated chlorides, bromides, bromides and iodides of Ca, Sr and Ba can be

      achieved on heating.

(3) The chlorides of both beryllium and aluminium are soluble in organic solvents and are strong

      Lewis acids.


(A) (1) and (2) only                                     (B) (1) and (3) only

(C) (1), (2) and (3)                                      (D) none