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Mid Check- 6.6A: Metals, Nonmetals, & Metalloids

Quiz by Masen Huddleston

Grade 6
Science (2017)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Science (2017)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

6.6a

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  • Q1

    Which of the following is a property of a non-metal?

    conducts electricity and heats well

    Is brittle and breaks easily

    can be hammered into thin sheets

    has a shiny, metallic luster

    300s
    6.6a
  • Q2

    All of the following are properties used to classify elements as metals, non-metals, and metalloids EXCEPT —

    Malleability

    Texture

    Conductivity

    Luster

    300s
  • Q3

    Iron (Fe) is classified as a metal while Silicon (Si) is classified as a metalloid. Which physical property do these two elements most likely have in common? They both —

    exist as gases at room temperature

    have a metallic shine or luster

    are brittle and shatter easily

    conduct electricity very well

    300s
  • Q4

    A student is given a sample of an unknown substance. He is asked to determine if it is classified as a metal, a metalloid, or a nonmetal. He discovered that the unknown element conducted some heat and electricity, had a shiny luster, and broke easily.  This element is most likely a

    cannot be determined

    metalloid

    nonmetal

    metal

    300s
  • Q5

    These items are on the right side of the Periodic Table (blue).

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    metalloids

    nonmetals

    metals

    300s
  • Q6

    Elements on either side of the dark zig zig line are called... (yellow)

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    metals

    nonmetals

    metalloids

    300s
  • Q7

    Most elements on the periodic table are...

    nonmetals

    metals

    metalloids

    300s
  • Q8

    Which of the elements listed below would be considered a metalloid?

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    Sulfur

    Neon

    Silicon

    Manganese

    300s
  • Q9

     Which table below correctly lists the properties of metals and nonmetals?

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    300s
  • Q10

     A student tested the conductivity of four elements using an incomplete electrical circuit. When the element is placed in the circuit, the bulb lights up brightly, lights up dimly, or does not light up at all based on the element’s ability to conduct electricity. The table below shows the results of her investigation. Based on the results of the conductivity test, which element is classified as a metal?

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    Krypton

    Copper

    Arsenic

    Hydrogen

    300s

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