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Which of the following elements has zero electron affinity ?

$ (a)\;Fluorine \\(b)\;Nitrogen \\ (c)\;Neon \\ (d)\;Oxygen $

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Solution :
noble gases such as Helium, Neon and Argon have an electron affinity nearly zero because they have octet configuration. Due to this reason , they find it hard to attract electrons.
Neon is the correct answer.
Hence c is the correct answer.
answered Mar 11, 2014 by meena.p
edited Nov 18, 2017 by sharmaaparna1

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