An alloy is

(A) an element

(B) a compound

(C) a homogeneous mixture

(D) a heterogeneous mixture



An alloy is a homogenous mixture of metals with other metals or nonmetals.

Homogenous mixtures are those which have a uniform composition throughout.

Example: brass is an alloy of copper and zinc

So, the correct answer is (c) a homogenous mixture

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

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