Question

The halogen which can form both cations and anions is:

A

F

B

Cl

C

Br

D

I

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Solution

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Correct option is
D

I

Iodine can form both cations, as well as anions. Iodine can form cations due to the poor shielding effect of d orbitals where electrons can be removed from the valence shell and the cation is formed.
The cations and anions of Iodine is represented as follow:
and 

Solve any question of The p-Block Elements with:-

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