# Which of the following tends to form anions when bonding with other elements?

1. Which of the following tends to form anions when bonding with other elements?

sodium

argon

calcium

oxygen

1. Which of the following is a brittle solid?

chlorine

bromine

iodine

sulfur

1. Which of the following elements belong to the d-block of the periodic table?

halogens

alkali metals

transition metals

noble gases

• Oxygen tends to form anions since it is a nonmetal.

Sulfur and iodine are brittle solids. Sulfur is more brittle.

Transition metals belong to the d-block of the periodic table.

• 1. Which of the following tends to form anions when bonding with other elements?

oxygen

1. Which of the following is a brittle solid?

sulfur

1. Which of the following elements belong to the d-block of the periodic table?

transition metals