Which of the following is Good Conductor of Heat?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

  1. Iodine
  2. Mercury
  3. Chlorine
  4. Bromine
  5. None of the above/More than one of the above.

Mercury is a good conductor of heat. Mercury, abbreviated as Hg, is a lustrous silvery-white metal. Only when it reaches its melting point do they melt.

Good Conductor of Heat:

  • Conductor: Materials that permit heat transmission are known as conductors.
  • Conduction is the process by which thermal energy, or heat, moves from one location to another.
  • Metals are efficient heat conductors.
  • We are aware that both solid and liquid metals can conduct electricity.
  • Because the bonds are much weaker when something is molten, the kinetic energy is greatly increased.
  • Because they may move more freely, electrons have a greater ability to conduct electricity.
  • The liquid metal mercury is a hefty, silvery-white metal.
  • It is a good heat conductor when compared to other metals.
  • The only metal found to remain liquid at room temperature (25°C) is mercury.
  • Steel and bronze have the lowest heat conductivity, while metals like copper and aluminum have the highest. Copper is a good material for heat exchangers because it is a good heat conductor. In addition to being excellent electrical conductors, metals like gold, silver, and iron are good heat conductors.


Which of the following is Good Conductor of Heat? Iodine, Mercury, Chlorine, Bromine, None of the above/More than one of the above.

The good conductor of heat is mercury. Conductors are substances that permit the movement of heat.

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