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# The second ionization energies of the $C,N,O$ and $F$ atoms are such that,

$(a)\;O > N > F > C \\(b)\; F > O > N > C \\ (c)\;C > O > N > F \\ (d)\;O > F > N > C$
Can you answer this question?

The correct order is $O > F > N > C$
Hence d is the correct answer.
answered Mar 7, 2014 by