Class 8 Metals Non-Metals

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Chapter 4

  1. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  2. Whose reactivity is highest amongst the following metals?

(a) Copper

(b) Iron

(c) Potassium

(d) Zinc

  1. The property of metals used in making temple bells :

(a) Ductility

(b) Sonority

(c) Malleability

(d) Hardness

  1. Metallic oxides are :

(a) Basic in nature

(b) Acidic in nature

(c) Neutral

(d) Can be acidic or basic

  1. The metal stored in kerosene due to its high reactivity with air and water is :

(a) Magnesium

(b) Sodium

(c) Zinc

(d) Mercury

  1. Which of the following is the best conductor of electricity?

(a) Copper

(b) Aluminium

(c) Silver

(d) Mercury

  1. A non-metal that has a lustre is :

(a) Coal

(b) Sulphur

(c) Iodine

(d) Bromine

  1. Rust is formed when iron combines with water and

(a) Nitrogen

(b) Oxygen

(c) Hydrogen

(d) Ozone

  1. The metal which is liquid at room temperature is :

(a) Copper

(b) Aluminium

(c) Sodium

(d) Mercury

  1. The shiny paper used to decorate sweets is made up of :

(a) silver

(b) zinc

(c) copper

(d) iron

  1. Which metal reacts with dilute HCl to liberate Hydrogen gas?

(a) Copper

(b) Silver

(c) Sodium

(d) Zinc

  1. Fill in the blanks :
  2. —-Hydrogen——-gas is produced when metals react with water.
  3. Metals are conductors of heat and———-electricity—–.
  4. Iron is more than copper.
  5. If a material produces a ringing sound when hit, it is said to be— Sonority —-.
  6. Non-metals are generally——-bad—–conductors of heat and electricity.
  7. The property of metals by virtue of which they can be drawn into thin

wires are called——– Ductility ———-.

State whether ‘True’ (T) or ‘False’ (F):

  1. Diamond is an example of a metal. F
  2. All non-metals possess lustre. F
  3. Sodium and potassium are metals that can be drawn into wires F
  4. Mercury exists as solid at room temperature F.


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