Which one of the following is a correct electronic configuration of sodium? (a) 2, 8 (b) 8, 2, 1 (c) 2, 1, 8 (d) 2, 8, 1

Q.18:- Which one of the following is a correct electronic configuration of sodium?
(a) 2, 8
(b) 8, 2, 1
(c) 2, 1, 8
(d) 2, 8, 1

 

Answer:-

(d) Atomic number of sodium (Na) =11

Its electronic configuration = 2, 8,1
Thus, (d) is correct.