Which of the following elements is polyatomic?
Correct Answer : d ) SulphurExplanation :
The number of atoms constituting a molecule is known as its atomicity. Molecules of many elements, such as argon (Ar), helium (He), etc., are made up of only one atom of that element. These elements are called monoatomic. A molecule of Phosphorus consists of four atoms of Phosphorus, and hence it is tetra- atomic. Sulphur is poly-atomic.
Hence, (d) is the correct answer.
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