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Metals, Metalloids, Nonmetals
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  • Question 1
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    A student is given a sample of an unknown substance. He is asked to determine if it is classified as a metal, a metalloid, or a nonmetal. He discovered that the unknown element conducted some heat and electricity, had a shiny luster, and broke easily. This element is most likely at -

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    metal

    nonmetal

    metalloid

    cannot be determined

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    Luster is -

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    the capability of being drawn out into thin wires or threads

    how well a piece of matter conducts electricity

    the capability of being hammered into thin sheets

    the way light is reflected off a surface

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    How would this element be classified?

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    metal

    nonmetal

    metalloid

  • Question 4
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    Malleability is -

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    the capability of being drawn out into thin wires or threads

    how well a piece of matter conducts electricity

    the capability of being hammered into thin sheets

    the way light is reflected off a surface

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    Ductility is -

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    the capability of being drawn out into thin wires or threads

    how well a piece of matter conducts electricity

    the capability of being hammered into thin sheets

    the way light is reflected off a surface

  • Question 6
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    Most metals on the periodic table are -

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    liquids

    solids

    gases

  • Question 7
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    Nonmetals are located to the ______ of the dark zig-zag line on the periodic table.

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    right

    left

    middle

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    Metals are located to the _____ of the dark zig-zag line on the periodic table.

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    middle

    left

    right

  • Question 9
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    Metalloids -

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    have some properties of both metals and nonmetals

    have no properties of nonmetals

    have no properties of metals

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    Which of the following properties of metals refers to how the element can reflect light?

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    malleability

    compressability

    luster

    ductility

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    Conductivity is -

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    the capability of being drawn out into thin wires or threads

    how well a piece of matter conducts electricity

    the capability of being hammered into thin sheets

    the way light is reflected off a surface

  • Question 12
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    Elizabeth was examining elements and their physical properties. She described an element in her science journal as having no shine, an insulator, and very brittle. What would this element be classified as?

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    metal

    metalloid

    nonmetal

  • Question 13
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    Which element is the only nonmetal on the left side of the Periodic Table?

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    oxygen

    hydrogen

    lithium

    helium

  • Question 14
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    Metals have all of the following physical properties except -

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    malleable

    high conductivity

    shiny luster

    brittle

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    The elements argon, krypton, and xenon are all non-metals. Which property would these elements have in common?

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    poor conductor of electricity

    shiny, lustrous surface

    good conductor of thermal energy

    soft and malleable

  • Question 16
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    Silicon is a semiconductor and has properties of both metals and nonmetals. What type of element is silicon?

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    metal

    nonmetal

    metalloid

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