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Some of the Group A. BeCl2

B. MgCl2

C. CaCl2

D. SrCl2

Answer :

Group 2, or alkaline earth metals form halides and except Beryllium, the metal halides are ionic in nature. Beryllium chloride however is covalent in nature due to the small size, high ionization enthalpy and high electronegativity. Due to this, BeCl2 is soluble in organic solvents such as ethanol. The correct answer is (i).

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