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The geometry of BeCl2 is linear.


Correct Answer
A
True
Your Answer
B
False

Solution

The correct option is A True
The atomic number of Be is 4 and  its configuration is 1s2 2s2.

BeCl2 has two bond pairs of electrons and no lone pairs.  The electrons pair arrange themselves as far away as possible to minimise repulsions between them, forming a bond angle of 180 degrees and a linear shape.

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