The adjacent diagram represents the arrangement of the atoms of an element (having valency = 4) forming giant covalent network.
NCERT Solutions for Class 10 Science Chapter 5 Periodic Classification of Elements Q22
Identify the heavy metal which belongs to same group as the element discussed above.
  1. As
  2. Bi
  3. Pb
  4. Hg

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 10

Correct answer: (c) Pb 

Explanation: The element discussed in the diagram is carbon. Carbon (C) and lead (Pb) both belong to group IVA.

Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:19:22