Class 10 Science Metals and Non Metals very Short Questions

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True and false

  1. The composition of aqua-regia is Conc. HCl: Conc. HNO3 is 3: 1
  2. Metals are electronegative?
  3. Sodium chloride conducts electricity in solid state
  4. Chlorine is a half metal
  5. Cassiterite is not an ore of iron
  6. Electrical wires have a coating of an PVC insulting material
  7. Duralumin is a mixture of Copper and tin?
  8. Sodium Metal that can be easily cut with a knife
  9. The impurities (sand, silt, soil, gravel, etc.) present in the ore are called gangue

Match the column

Column A

Column B


An alloy of Copper and tin


An alloy of copper and zinc


An alloy of iron and carbon


An alloy of lead and tin

Column A

Column B (electron dot structure)









Fill in the blanks

  1. The minerals from which metals can be conveniently and profitably extracted are called ______
  2. _______ is the process in which a carbonate ore is heated below melting point in absence of air
  3. ______ is the process in which metal oxides are reduced to molten metal by using carbon
  4. The process of purifying impure metal to obtain pure metal is called ________
  5. _____________ is the eating up of metal by action of air, moisture on their surface
  6. ________ is the homogenous mixture of two or more metals
  7. The elements that exhibit properties of both metals and non – metals are called ____________

Multiple Choice Questions

1) Which of the following non-metals is a liquid?
a) Carbon
b) Sulphur
c) Phosphorus
d) Bromine

2) Which of the following methods is suitable for preventing an iron frying pan from rusting?
(a) Applying grease
(b) Applying paint
(c) Applying a coating of zinc
(d) All of the above.


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