Worksheet: Metals, Nonmetals, and Metalloids
In this worksheet, we will practice describing, comparing, and explaining the physical and chemical properties of metals, nonmetals, and metalloids.
Which property of a metal allows it to be hammered or rolled into thin sheets?
- DMelting point
Which property of a metal allows it to be drawn into long, thin wires?
- EMelting point
The properties of five metals are shown in the bar chart.
Which metal is most likely to be copper?
Which metal is most likely to be aluminum?
Which metal is most likely to be steel?
Which metal is most likely to be lead?
Which structural property of metals is responsible for their electrical conductivity?
- ALarge and variable ionic charges
- BHighly ordered lattice structure
- CDelocalization of valence electrons
- DStrong electrostatic attraction of valence electrons
- ESusceptibility of atoms to ionization
Which of the following categories contains the majority of elements?
- BThird-period elements
- CNoble gases
- ETransition elements
Which of the following is not a common property of metals?
- AHigh electrical conductivity
- BHigh melting point
- CHigh thermal conductivity
- DBright color
- EHigh mechanical strength
Which of the following is not a common property of non-metals?
- BPoor electrical conductance
- CPoor thermal conductance
- DLow density