Reaction between X and Y, forms compound Z. X loses electron and Y gains electron. Which of the following properties is not shown by Z?
(a) Has a high melting point
(b) Has a low melting point
(c) Conducts electricity in molten state
(d) Occurs as solid

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Correct Answer: (b) Has low melting point

Explanation: As Z is formed when X loses an electron, and Y gains an electron. Hence, it is an ionic compound. Ionic compounds have high melting points.

Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:27:24