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Which of the following reasons best describe why Nitrogen is anomalous in its behaviour compared to other elements of its group?

(1) It has a very small size

(2) It can form stable multiple bonds with itself, carbon and hydrogen

(3) It has high electronegativity

(4) It is unable to extend its covalency greater than 4 due to the absence of vacant d-orbitals in its valence shell

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Answer: (1), (2), (3) and (4). All statements are true and the reasons behind Nitrogen's anomalous behaviour.
answered Jul 14, 2014 by balaji.thirumalai
 

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