On your answer sheet, write in the correct letter for each question.
1 Compared to non-metals, metals are:
A good conductors of heat, but not of electricity.
1 When an acid and a base react together:
A a salt and water are both produced.
B only a salt is produced.
B good conductors of electricity, but not of heat.
C a metal is formed.
D a gas is given off.
C good conductors of both heat and electricity.
2 Which of these word equations is correct?
A copper oxide + copper sulphate + D not good conductors. hydrochloric acid water copper chloride + carbon dioxide + water copper oxide +
2 Which of the following best explains why the Bperiodic table is so useful?
A It makes it easy to see all the elements.
B It arranges the elements in order of size.
C It arranges the elements according to size and properties.
Ccopper chloride + hydrogen copper chloride + water copper oxide + hydrochloric acid copper oxide + hydrochloric acid
D It arranges the elements in alphabetical order.
3 Which of these statements is true?
A An alloy is a metal element.
B An alloy is a metal compound.
C An alloy is a mixture of metals, or a metal and carbon.
3 The development of which building material has made it possible for us to build skyscrapers?
D An alloy is a mixture of non-metals.
D titanium cladding
4 Which of these statements about using the particle model to describe the properties of alloys is false?
4 Which of the following statements is false?
A Copper is used as a roof covering because it can be made into sheets.
A It gives us a way of explaining why an alloy has different properties from the metals it contains.
B Copper is used as a roof covering because it weathers to a green colour.
B It gives us a way of predicting what might happen if we add different amounts of metal to an alloy.
C Copper is used as a roof covering because it is quite light.
D Copper is used as a roof covering because it is a good conductor of electricity.
C It helps us to see what is really happening inside an alloy.
D It helps us to imagine what is happening at the particle level inside an alloy.
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1 Marble is a good stone for making shopping mall ﬂoors because:
1 The rock cycle shows:
A how old different types of rocks are.
B which kind of rock came ﬁrst.
C a bicycle with rock wheels.
D how rocks are changed into other types of rock.
A it comes in many colours.
B it is very hardwearing.
C it can be carved into different shapes.
D it is shiny.
2 Which of the following kinds of stone would
2 Which of the following kinds of stone forms be least affected by acid rain? fastest?
A sandstone A lava tuff
B limestone B limestone
C slate C slate
D marble D granite
3 When an acid reacts with a metal carbonate, 3 Which of the following is not an example of the products are: sustainability?
A the metal and carbon dioxide.
B carbon dioxide, water and a salt.
C a salt and water.
A using local building stone
B using recycled steel
C re-using stone from older buildings
D using the best stone from wherever it comes
D the metal, a salt and water.
4 Limestone is physically weathered faster than granite. What is the best explanation for this? 4 Which of the following is a renewable
A Limestone contains more calcium carbonate than granite. building material?
B Limestone was formed under the sea, but granite was formed below land.
C Limestone is a lighter rock than granite. D steel
D Limestone is a porous rock, but granite is not.
B adobe mud brick
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