Which of the following metals exist in their native state in nature?

(i) Cu (ii) Au (iii) Zn (iv) Ag

(A) (i) and (ii) 

(B)  (ii) and (iii)

(C) (ii) and (iv) 

(D) (iii) and (iv)



Gold and silver are highly unreactive metals and therefore, they are found in their native state in nature.

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So, the correct answer is (c) (ii) and (iv)


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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 14 years and a teacher from the past 18 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo