Which of the following properties is generally not shown by metals?

(i) Electrical conduction

(ii) Sonorous in nature

(iii) Dullness

(iv) Ductility

 

Answer.:

Metals are characteristic physical properties: 

  • Metals are good conductors of electricity i.e. that show electrical conduction.
  • They are able to produce sounds , hence are sonorous.
  • Metals are shiny in appearance , so they do not show dullness.
  • They can be drawn into thin wires and therefore, are ductile

So, the correct option is (c) Dullness

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 3 Class 10 - Metals and Non-Metals (Term 1)

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