Metals, Nonmetals, and Metalloids
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  • Question 1
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Electrical wires are made from metals such as copper and chromium because --

    answer choices

    wires can be stretched and bent.

    most metals have a metallic luster.

    electricity flows in a complete circuit.

    metals are good conductors of electricity.

  • Question 2
    45 seconds
    Q.

    The table shows the properties of three classifications of elements. What are the best headings for columns A, B, and C?

    answer choices

    (A) Metals, (B) Nonmetals, and (C) Metalloids

    (A) Non-metals, (B) Metalloids, and (C) Metals

    (A) Metals, (B) Metalloids, and (C) Non-metals

    (A) Non-metals, (B) Metals, and (C) Metalloids

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    All of these properties describe metals EXCEPT -

    answer choices

    malleable

    conductor

    brittle

    shiny, metallic luster

  • Question 4
    45 seconds
    Q.

    The table shows the physical properties of four elements.Which element is classified as

    a metalloid?

    answer choices

    Titanium

    Selenium

    Potassium

    Polonium

  • Question 5
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Metalloids have some properties of both metals and nonmetals. Which of the following properties do metalloids share with nonmetals?

    answer choices

    Conducts electricity and heats well

    Can be hammered into thin sheets.

    Is brittle and breaks easily.

    Has a shiny, metallic luster.

  • Question 6
    45 seconds
    Q.

    An unknown substance is a very good conductor of heat and electricity and can be bent and shaped easily. This unknown substance could be which of the following elements from the table?

    answer choices

    Hydrogen

    Mercury

    Copper

    Boron

  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q.

    A student tested the conductivity of four elements using an incomplete electrical circuit. When the element is placed in the circuit, the bulb lights up brightly, lights up dimly, or does not light up at all based on the element’s ability to conduct electricity. The table shows the results of her investigation. Based on the results of the conductivity test, which element is classified as a metal?

    answer choices

    Hydrogen

    Arsenic

    Krypton

    Copper

  • Question 8
    45 seconds
    Q.

    The diagram shows the locations of some elements on the Periodic Table. Which element shares properties of both metals and non-metals?

    answer choices

    Beryllium (Be)

    Fluorine (F)

    Lead (Pb)

    Silicon (Si)

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is a property of a non-metal?

    answer choices

    Conducts electricity and heat well

    Can be hammered into thin sheets

    Is brittle and breaks easily

    Has a shiny, metallic luster

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Roger is examining an object in science class. It is dull, yellow, and a brittle solid. The sample is most likely a—

    answer choices

    Metal

    Nonmetal

    Metalloid

    Nobel gas

  • Question 11
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Hardin Electronic Corporation is designing a new cell phone. They need a solid material that conducts electricity easily and can be made into a thin wire. Which element would best fit their needs? (Use your Periodic Table).

    answer choices

    Neon

    Carbon

    Copper

    Arsenic

  • Question 12
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    Q.

    Students were given four unknown substances and asked to observe their characteristics. Their observations are shown in the table below. Which of the unknown substances is most likely metal?

    answer choices

    1 and 4

    2 and 5

    1 and 3

    2 and 4

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