Arrange the following elements in the order of their increasing nonmetallic character Li, O, C, Be, F
  1. F < O < C < Be < Li
  2. Li < Be < C < O< F
  3. F < O < C < Be < Li
  4. F < O < Be < C < Li

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 10

Correct answer: (d) F < O < Be < C < Li

Explanation: Li is on the left in the 2nd period of the modern periodic table followed by Beryllium. Fluorine is right next to Neon. Hence, Fluorine shows maximum non-metallic characteristics followed by Oxygen, Berrylium, carbon, and Lithium.

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Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:27:59

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