Metalloid Elements on the Periodic Table: Definition & Properties

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Some metalloids, such as boron, have which type of texture?

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1. A metalloid conducts electricity well in hot temperatures, but acts more like an insulator when the temperatures are cooler. What is a good way to describe this property?

2. Where could you find materials made from metalloid elements in your home?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will test you on what you know regarding the properties of metalloid elements. Some questions will cover ways these elements are used around your home.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Get ready to answer questions that deal with the following subjects:

  • Metalloid texture
  • Conducting properties of metalloids
  • Materials in your home with metalloids in them

Skills Practiced

You will also benefit from this quiz if you're interested in improving these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on metalloid elements
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why metalloids are helpful in certain devices
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what happens to metalloids when they're heated

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled Metalloid Elements on the Periodic Table: Definition & Properties will provide you with further education about this subject. Read this lesson and you'll learn about:

  • How elements on the periodic table are classified
  • Another term for metalloids
  • Ways metalloids might interact with other metals
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