Alloys are homogeneous mixtures of a metal with a metal or non metal. Which among the following alloys contain non-metal as one of its constituents?

(A) Brass

(B) Bronze

(C) Amalgam

(D) Steel



  • Brass is an alloy of Copper and Zinc (both metals)
  • Bronze is an alloy of Copper and Tin (both metals )
  • Amalgam is an alloy of mercury with other metals
  • Steel is an alloy of Iron and carbon wherein carbon is a nonmetal.

So, the correct answer is (d) Steel

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

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