(a) Under which category of mixtures will you classify alloys and why?
Question:

(a) Under which category of mixtures will you classify alloys and why?

(b) A solution is always a liquid. Comment.

(c) Can a solution be heterogeneous?

Solution:

(a) Aloys are regarded as homogeneous mixtures since the constituting elements are uniformly mixed in an alloy.

(b) This statement is not true. There may also be solid solutions (solid acts as solvent) and gaseous solutions (gas acts as solvent).

(c) No, a solution is always a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances.