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Periodic Classification Of Elements

Question 6:

The position of three elements A, B and C in the Periodic Table are shown below −

Group 16

Group 17

A

B

C

(a) State whether A is a metal or non-metal.

(b) State whether C is more reactive or less reactive than A.

(c) Will C be larger or smaller in size than B?

(d) Which type of ion, cation or anion, will be formed by element A?

Answer:

(a) A is a non-metal.

(b) C is less reactive than A, as reactivity decreases down the group ...

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