Q) Mercury is a liquid and conducts electricity . Do you think it is an electrolyte?( Hint : Mercury is a metal that is a liquid at room temperature)
Ans) No, though mercury is a liquid at room temperature it is a metal . It cannot be an electrolyte. This is because most of the liquids that can conduct electricity or acids bases and salts whereas mercury is a metal.
Could you please check my answer.
Which of the following metal exist in the liquid state at room temperature ?
Mercury is a non-metal which is liquid at room temperature.
Mercury is a liquid non-metal at room temperature and pressure.