An element which is an essential constituent of all organic compounds belongs to
  1. group 1
  2. group 14
  3. group 15
  4. group 16

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 10

Correct answer: (b) group 14

Explanation: Carbon is the essential constituent of all organic compounds and belongs to Group 14 of the modern periodic table.

Electronic configuration of carbon (6):  2 4

Group number = valence shell +10

                           = 4+10 = 14. 

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Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:19:20

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