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Which statement is incorrect about diamond?

A
Diamond is a poor conductor of electricity
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Diamond is insoluble in solvents
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C
Diamond is transparent
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D
Diamond is not an allotropic form of carbon
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Solution

The correct option is D Diamond is not an allotropic form of carbon
The different physical forms of an element which have the same chemical properties are called allotropic forms and the phenomenon exhibited by them is called as allotropy. Diamond is one of the allotropic forms of the carbon. Diamond is transparent and a bad conductor of heat and electricity. It is insoluble in most of the solvents.

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