NCERT Class X Science Class: Chapter – 3. Metals and Nonmetals – Part-1 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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Multiple Choice Questions

Question 1:

Which of the following property is generally not shown by metals?

  1. Electrical conduction
  2. Sonorous in nature
  3. Dullness
  4. Ductility

Answer: C

Image the Physical Properties of Metals

Question 2:

The ability of metals to be drawn into thin wire is known as

  1. Ductility
  2. Malleability
  3. Sonorousity
  4. Conductivity

Answer: A

Image the Ductility

Question 3:

Aluminium is used for making cooking utensils. Which of the following properties of aluminium are responsible for the same?

  1. Good thermal conductivity
  2. Good electrical conductivity
  3. Ductility
  4. High melting point
  5. (i) and (ii)
  6. (i) and (iii)
  7. (ii) and (iii)
  8. (i) and (iv)

Answer: D

Image Properties of Alumunum

Question 4:

Which one of the following metals do not react with cold but react with hot water?

Answer: D

Image Reaction of Metal with Water

Question 5:

Which of the following oxides of iron would be obtained on prolonged reaction of iron with steam?

Answer: C

Image Prolonged Reaction of Iron with Steam

Question 6:

What happens when calcium is treated with water?

  1. It does not react with water
  2. It reacts violently with water
  3. It reacts less violently with water
  4. Bubbles of hydrogen gas formed stick to the surface of calcium
  5. (i) and (iv)
  6. (ii) and (iii)
  7. (i) and (ii)
  8. (iii) and (iv)

Answer: D

Image Calcium is Treated with Water