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An element ‘X’ is forming an acidic oxide. Its position in modern periodic table will be:

(a) Group 1 and Period 3

(b) Group 2 and Period 3

(c) Group 13 and Period 3

(d) Group 16 and Period 3

 

Answer

Acidic oxides are formed by non metals.

Non-metals are the elements which gain electrons in order to become stable

POSITION OF A, B, C AND D IN THE PERIODIC TABLE - Teachoo.png

Checking the options:

  • (a),(b) and (c) are metals.
  • (d) is non-metal.

Therefore, the correct option is (d) Group 16, Period 3

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