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For the Main Group of the Periodic Table, the Metallic Properties of the Elements Vary Approximately with Their Position as Shown in the Table. - Chemistry

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For the main group of the periodic table, the metallic properties of the elements vary approximately with their position as shown in the table.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
H             He
A       B      
C       D      

Will the most metallic element be found at A,B,C or D ?

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The most metallic element will be found at C.
Concept Insight:  For answering this question you should recall metallic character increases down the group and also increases with the increasing size of the atom. Since elements of group 1 has largest atomic sizes among all the elements of periodic table so the most metallic element belongs to group 1.

Concept: Periodic Properties - Periodic Properties: Metallic Character
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Frank ICSE Class 10 Chemistry Part 2
Chapter 1 Periodic Properties And Variation Of Properties: Physical And Chemical
Exercise | Q 1.1 | Page 17
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