Question & Answer

List some uses of non metals


● Chlorine is used in bleaching powder and liquid bleach, which are used for cleaning purposes.

● Chlorine is also very efficient disinfectant, hence added in public water to kill disease causing pathogens.

● Noble gases such as neon, argon, krypton are used in different types of lights.

● Diamond is used in industries for cutting of glass, etc.

● Coal , another form of carbon, is used as a fuel.

● Nitrogen is used in manufacturing of ammonia.

● Oxygen cylinders are used for breathing in emergency cases.

● iodine is used as tincture iodine