Which Element Behaves Chemically Both as Metal and Non- Metal?

  1. Xenon
  2. Boron
  3. Argon
  4. Carbon
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 27th June 2015 in Chemistry.
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    Answer: (2) Boron
    Boron behaves chemically both as metal and non-metal.

    RE: Which Element Behaves Chemically Both as Metal and Non- Metal?


    Boron was discovered by Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac and Louis jacques thenard on 30 June 1808. It is known as very hard element. It is a black and semi-metallic element .
    About Boron-
    Symbol – B
    Atomic number –  5
    Atomic weight – 10.81
    Boiling point – 4200K
    Density – 2.08g/cm cube.
    Boron is used as rocket fuel.It is used to produce borosilicate  glass and is used as a controller of nuclear reactors.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 27th June 2015.
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