Some properties are listed in the following Table. Distinguish between metals and nonmetals on the basis of these properties.

Properties

Metals

Non-metals

1. Appearance

   

2. Hardness

   

3. Malleability

   

4. Ductility

   

5. Heat Conduction

   

6. Conduction of Electricity

   

Answer

 

Properties

Metals

Non-metals

1. Appearance

Lustrous

Dull

2. Hardness

Hard

Soft

3. Malleability

Can be beaten into thin sheet

Cannot be beaten into thin sheet

4. Ductility

Can be drawn into wire

Cannot be drawn into wires

5. Heat Conduction

Good conductor of heat

Bad conductor of heat

6. Conduction of Electricity

Good conductor of electricity

Bad conductor of electricity

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 4 Class 8 - Materials : Metals And Non-Metals

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