Name the metal that can be easily cut by knife.

Answer: Sodium 

Sodium is an alkali metal and is so soft that it can be easily cut by knife.

  • Soft metals are those which can be cut and easy to dent, work, or cut without shattering, malleable.
  • Sodium metal is soft enough to be cut with a knife.
  • Potassium is also a soft metal. The cohesive forces between atoms of these metals are very weak. Thus, the metals have a soft texture.

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