JCECE Medical JCECE Medical Solved Paper-2013

  • question_answer The maximum covalency of nitrogen is

    A)  3                    

    B)  4

    C)  5                    

    D)  6

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

     Nitrogen does not possess \[d-\]orbitals in its valence shell \[(n=2).\]It can have 8 electrons maximum. Therefore, nitrogen cannot extend its covalency beyond 4.


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