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How well do you know gold, the noble metal?


 

Quiz ID:#16648
Fun:*** (2.29)
Difficulty:** (1.62)
Category:Science
Created By:unklemykeAus******!

 

 

 



#1   The chemical symbol for gold is derived from:






#2   A noble metal is one that:






#3   The proportion of gold to alloy is expressed in units called:






#4   Pure gold is called .999 fine or:






#5   The lowest karat of gold that can be sold in the USA is:







#6   Other than its role in jewelry and coinage, there is little practical use for gold.




#7   A single ounce of gold can be drawn into a wire ______ long.







#8   Gold's physical characteristics include the fact that:







#9   Gold's high malleability means that it can be hammered into a sheet so thin that:







#10   Ingestion of gold can cause heavy metal poisoning.




#11   In contemporary jewelry, gold can be seen in these colors:






#12   Gold bullion and some jewelry are sold by weight. What is the system of weights used for gold and other precious metals?






 

 


   



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