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C60 is called buckminsterfullerene.
  1. True
  2. False


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The correct option is A True
Fullerenes are crystalline allotropes of carbon containing sixty or more carbon atoms covalenty bonded to each other in the shape of a hollow cage.

Buckminsterfullerene is one such fullerene with sixty carbon atoms in its molecule. Its shape resembles to that of a soccer ball as shown below.


 

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