Question

Which of the following statements about amorphous solids is incorrect?

Solution

Correct option is

They are anisotropic

Amorphous solids are isotropic, as these substance show same properties in all directions.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

The first order reflection of a beam of  X – rays of wavelength  from the (210) plane of a crystal of the simple cubic type, occurs at an angle of 11.290, the length of the unit cell is

Q2

A solid AB has the NaCI structure. If radius of cation A+ is 120 pm, the maximum possible value of the radius of the anion B- is

Q3

CsCl crystallizes in a cubic lattice that has a Cl- at each corner and Cs+ at the centre of the unit cell. What is the value of edge length a of the cube?  

Q4

 

KCI crystallises in the same type of lattice as does NaCI.

   

The ratio of the side of the unit cell for NaCI to that for KCI is

Q5

The unit cell of aluminum is a cube with an edge length of 405 pm. The density of aluminum is 2.70 g cm-3. The type of unit cell is

Q6

A binary solid X+ Y- has a zinc blende structure with Y- ions forming the lattice and X+ ion occupying 25% tetrahedral sites. The formula of the solid is

Q7

Gold (at wt. 197g mol-1) crystallises is a cubic closest packed structures (the face – centred cubic) and has a density of 19.3g/cm2. Its atomic radius is

Q8

Calcium metal crystallizes in fcc lattice with edge length 556 pm. Calculate the density (in g cm-3) of metal if it contains 0.2% Schottky defects.

Q9

An alloy of Cu, Ag and Au is found to have Cu forming the simple cubic closed packed lattice. If the Ag atoms occupy the face centres and Au is present at the body centre, the formula of the alloy will be

Q10

If the radius ratio is in the range of 0.414 – 0.732, then the coordination number will be