Q. 2. What are the limitations of J.J. Thomson’s model of the atom?
The limitations of J.J. Thomson’s model of the atom are:
1. Thomson's model of the atom could not explain the results of alpha particle scattering experiment carried out by Rutherford. this model failed to depict why most of the alpha particle passes through gold foil and why some of them got diverted in different angles and some of them rebounded and returned back to their paths.
2. It was solely based on the imagination and did not have any experimental evidence.