SNCERT Class VIII Science Solutions: Chapter 4-Materials: Metals and Non-Metals Part 1 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS

Question 1:

Which of the following is not a metal?

  1. Copper
  2. Sulphur
  3. Aluminium
  4. Iron

Answer: B

What is Metal

Question 2:

The substance that will be flattened on beating with a hammer is

  1. Crystal of iodine
  2. Lump of sulphur
  3. Piece of coal
  4. Zinc granule

Answer: D

Question 3:

Boojho has learnt that non-metals on beating with a hammer are generally broken into pieces. Which of the following is a nonmetal?

  1. Iron nail
  2. Aluminium wire
  3. Copper plate
  4. Piece of coal

Answer: D

Question 4:

Materials which can be drawn into wires are called ductile. Which of the following is not a ductile material?

  1. Silver
  2. Copper
  3. Sulphur
  4. Aluminium

Answer: C

Ductile Materials

Question 5:

Metals are generally hard. Which of the following metals is an exception and can be cut with a knife?

  1. Iron
  2. Sodium
  3. Gold
  4. Magnesium

Answer: B

Question 6:

Metals are generally solid. Which of the following metals is in the liquid state at room temperature?

  1. Mercury
  2. Silver
  3. Aluminium
  4. Sodium

Answer: A

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