Metals and Non-Metals: Physical Properties Quiz

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Which property allows metals to be hammered into thin sheets?

Malleability

Which metal is known for being the best conductor of heat?

Silver

What are aluminium foils commonly used for?

Packing food items

Which metal has the highest melting point mentioned in the text?

Iron

What property allows metals to allow electricity to pass through them easily?

Conductivity

What is the poorest conductor of heat among the mentioned metals?

Lead

Which metal has the lowest melting point?

Potassium

What property allows a metal to be drawn into thin wires?

Ductility

Which metal is stored under kerosene oil due to its high reactivity with oxygen?

Sodium

What is the chemical formula for sodium hydroxide?

NaOH

Which metal shows amphoteric oxide behavior?

Aluminium

Which metal is not strong enough and is an exception to the general strength of metals?

Sodium

Which metal is the most ductile?

Gold

What property of metals allows them to produce a deep or ringing sound when struck?

Sonority

What are the exceptions to metals being solid at room temperature?

Sodium and potassium

Match the following metals with their exceptional property:

Mercury = Liquid at room temperature Sodium and Potassium = Low melting point Iron = Used in construction of bridges and buildings Gold = Most ductile metal

Match the following metal oxides with their behavior in water:

Sodium oxide = Forms alkali and turns red litmus to blue Potassium oxide = Forms alkali and turns red litmus to blue Aluminium metal = Shows basic as well as acidic behavior Zinc oxide = Insoluble in water

Match the following metals with their reaction product with oxygen:

Sodium = Sodium oxide Aluminium = Aluminium oxide Copper = Copper oxide Iron = Iron(II, III) oxide

Match the following metals with their exceptional property:

Magnesium = Used in laboratory experiments Tungsten = Used for making electric bulb filaments Copper = Drawn into thin wires Silver = Among the best ductile metals

Match the following metals with their exceptional property:

Gallium and Cesium = Low melting point Sodium and Potassium = Not strong enough for construction purposes Mercury = Sonorous Iron, Copper, Silver, Gold = Solid at room temperature

Match the metal with its corresponding property:

Gold = Best conductor of electricity Copper = Highly malleable metal Lead = Poorest conductor of heat Iron = High melting point of 1535°C

Match the metal with its common usage:

Gold = Jewelry making Aluminium = Decorating sweets and packing food items Copper = Making cooking utensils and water boilers Lead = Not commonly used due to high reactivity with oxygen

Match the metal with its exceptional property:

Silver = Exceptional ability to conduct both heat and electricity Mercury = Exceptionally low melting point Copper = Exceptional malleability Iron = Exceptional strength compared to other metals

Match the metal with its application in daily life:

Gold = Used in electronic components for conductivity Aluminium = Used in aircraft construction for its lightweight Copper = Used in electrical wiring due to high conductivity Iron = Used in construction for its strength and durability

Match the metal with its characteristic sound property:

Gold = Produces a deep or ringing sound when struck Silver = Does not produce a characteristic sound when struck Lead = Muffles or dampens sound when struck Aluminium = Produces a high-pitched sound when struck

Match the metal with its unique application based on its melting point:

Silver = Used in high-temperature electrical contacts due to high melting point Aluminium = Used in low-temperature cooking applications due to low melting point Copper = Used in high-temperature welding due to high melting point Mercury = Used in thermometers due to low melting point

Test your knowledge of the physical properties of metals and non-metals with this quiz. Explore malleability and other important characteristics of metals through a series of questions based on Shobhit Nirwan's notes.

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