. Buckminsterfullerene is an allotropic form of

A: phosphorus

B: sulphur

C: carbon

D: tin


Best Answer


  • Carbon having atomic number ‘6’, has four electrons in its valence shell. 
  • Carbon exists in multiple numbers of allotropic forms. 
  • Various allotrpic forms of carbon are diamond, graphite, fullrene etc.
  • Buckminsterfullerene is like in a cage shape due to which it looks like a football.

Final answer: 

Option C is the correct answer.


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