Non-Ferrous Metals: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT a non-ferrous metal?

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1. Which non-ferrous metal is liquid at room temperature?

2. Which non-ferrous metal is used as an antibacterial?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is non-ferrous metal? You will be tested on a ferrous metal, the properties of certain non-ferrous metals and a country that mines a significant amount of gold.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz asks you to:

  • Name a non-ferrous metal that is liquid at room temperature
  • Tell which non-ferrous metal is used as an antibacterial
  • Point out a metal that is highly malleable

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the country that mines the most gold each year
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as ferrous and non-ferrous metals
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to name a non-ferrous metal that is liquid at room temperature

Additional Learning

Increase your understanding of this topic by studying the lesson called Non-ferrous Metals: Definition & Examples. This lesson will teach you about:

  • A non-ferrous metal used for soda cans and airplane parts
  • The origin of the word silver
  • A non-ferrous metal that is poisonous to humans