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A p-orbital in a given shell can accommodate upto

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Four electrons
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two electrons with parallel spin
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six electrons
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two electrons with opposite spin
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Solution

The correct option is B six electrons
p orbital has 3 orbitals px, py, and pz and each can accommodate maximum 2 electrons. So total no. of electrons in p orbital is 6.
Option C is correct.

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