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The dipole moment of is zero, which implies that:

A

carbon and oxygen have equal electronegativities.

B

carbon has no polar bond.

C

is a linear molecule.

D

carbon has bond moments of zero value.

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Correct option is C)

has the structure as  in which there is bond dipole moment (C-O bond). But, as the dipole moment of one bond is cancelled by other, the structure of is a linear. So,  has zero dipole moment because it is a linear molecule.

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