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(a) Determine the type of cubic lattice to which a given crystal belongs if it has edge length of 290 pm and density is 7.80 g cm–3. (Molecular mass.= 56 g mol–1)

(b) Why does zinc oxide exhibit enhanced electrical conductivity on heating?

we know that

as we have given
d= 7.80 g cm–3.
M=56 g mol–1
a= 290 pm or a3 =2.43 x10-23
putting all value in above equation we get,

hence it belong to bcc crystal lattice.

b) Zinc oxide is white in colour at room temperature. On heating it loses electron and turns yellow in colour.

The electron liberate after heating, can act as charge carrier and thus on heating zinc oxide it exhibit electrical conductivity.

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Refractive index of a solid is observed to have the same value along all directions. Comment on the nature of this solid. Would it show clevage property?

Refractive index of a solid which have the same value along all directions are isotropic in nature. It would not show cleavage property.
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Why is glass considred a super-cooled liquid?

Glass is amorphous solids and  have a tendency to flow, though very slowly. Therefore, these are called pseudo solids or super cooled liquids .
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Classify the following as amorphous or crystalline solids: Polyurethane, naphthalene, benzoic acid, teflon, potassium nitrate, cellophane, polyvinyl chloride, fibre glass, copper.

Amorphous solids: Polyurethane, teflon, cellophane, polyvinyal chloride, fibre glass.
Crystalline solids: naphthlene, benzoic acid, potassium nitrate, copper.
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Why are solids rigid?

Solids are rigid because the internuclear distance between the  molecules of a solid are very less and closely packed and their positions are fixed due to the strong forces of attraction between them.
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Why do solids have a definite volume?

A solid have a definite volume because the inter molecular distance  between its molecules are fixed.
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