The Poorest Conductor of Heat Among the Following is

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 13th, 2023

  1. Copper
  2. Lead
  3. Mercury
  4. Zinc
  5. None of the above/More than One

Answer: Option B, Lead

The poorest conductor of heat among the above is Lead. Mercury is a poor conductor while Lead is the poorest. Copper and Zinc are good conductors of heat. 

  • Conductors are those materials that are good conductors of heat. They have a number of free electrons to conduct heat and electricity.
  • The materials that do not allow electricity to pass through them are termed insulators.


The poorest Conductor of Heat is

Lead is the poorest conductor of heat. Lead conducts heat very slowly. Hence, it is an insulator.

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