In the periodic table every element can be termed either a metal and non-metal. Test your skills in MCQ quiz on Metals and Non-Metals. Here, we have listed practice metal and non-metal multiple choice questions and objective question and answers in science for test and various entrance exam preparations.

Metals and Non-metals MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

1. Which of the following pairs will give displacement reactions?

  1. NaCl solution and copper metal
  2. MgCl2 solution and aluminium metal
  3. FeSO4 solution and silver metal
  4. AgNO3 solution and copper metal

2. Which of the following can be beaten into thin sheets?

  1. Zinc
  2. Phosphorous
  3. Sulphur
  4. Oxygen

3. Which of the following statements is correct?

  1. All metals are ductile.
  2. All non-metals are ductile.
  3. Generally, metals are ductile.
  4. Some non-metals are ductile.

4. Which of the following methods is suitable for preventing an iron frying pan from rusting?

  1. Applying grease
  2. Applying paint
  3. Applying a coating of zinc
  4. All of the above

5. An element reacts with oxygen to give a compound with a high melting point. This compound is also soluble in water. The element is likely to be

  1. calcium
  2. carbon
  3. silicon
  4. iron

6. Food cans are coated with tin and not with zinc because?

  1. zinc is costlier than tin
  2. zinc has a higher melting point than tin
  3. zinc is more reactive than tin
  4. zinc is less reactive than tin

7. Metals generally have _____ number of electrons in their valence shell.

  1. 1, 2 or 3
  2. 7, 8 or 9
  3. 10, 11 or 12
  4. 20, 30 or 40

8. Nonmetals contain ______ number of electrons in their outmost shell.

  1. 1, 2 or 3
  2. 8, 9 or 10
  3. 10, 20 or 30
  4. 5, 6 or 7

9. Non metals form

  1. Cations
  2. Anions
  3. Anions and cation
  4. Do not form ions

10. To become stable, metals

  1. Lose or gain electrons
  2. Neither lose or gain electrons
  3. Lose electrons
  4. Gain electrons
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MCQ Multiple Choice Questions and Answers on Metals and Non-metals

Metals and Non-metals Question and Answer