Q. 93.9( 13 Votes )

Which of the following are not ionic compounds?
(i) KCl
(ii) HCl
(iii) CCl4
(iv) NaCl
A. (i) and (ii)
B. (ii) and (iii)
C. (iii) and (iv)
D. (i) and (iii)

Answer :

Non-ionic compounds are those that have covalent bonds. Hydrochloric acid (HCl) and carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) form covalent due to sharing of a pair of electrons between two atoms. Whereas sodium chloride (NaCl) and potassium chloride (KCl) form ionic compounds as they consist of positive and negative ions.

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