Question

Which one of the following elements is the poorest conductor of heat

A

sodium

B

zinc

C

lead

D

mercury

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Updated on : 2022-09-05
Solution
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Correct option is C)

Lead has less metallic character, so it is a poor conductor of heat.
lead lies in group 14 of the modern periodic table. metallic characters decrease, as we move left to right in the periodic table.

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