The Iron Quiz

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The Iron Quiz

Take a quiz on one of the most common metals in the universe - iron!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the chemical symbol for iron?
    • A. 

      Ir

    • B. 

      Fe

    • C. 

      Pb

    • D. 

      Cu

  • 2. 
    The element iron
    • A. 

      Is a red/brown color.

    • B. 

      Does not rust.

    • C. 

      Rusts very easily.

    • D. 

      Is not magnetic.

  • 3. 
    Iron is solid at room temperature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Iron that is galvanized is coated with
    • A. 

      Zinc

    • B. 

      Nickel

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Galvenite

  • 5. 
    The primary use of iron is to manufacture
    • A. 

      Beverage cans

    • B. 

      Magnets

    • C. 

      Roofs

    • D. 

      Steel

  • 6. 
    The United States is the world's largest producer of iron ore.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Iron melts at a temperature of
    • A. 

      2,800 °F (1538 °C)

    • B. 

      3020 °F (1660 °C)

    • C. 

      387°F (197°C)

    • D. 

      212°F (100 °C)

  • 8. 
    Iron can be found in
    • A. 

      Distilled water

    • B. 

      Meteorites

    • C. 

      Bronze statues

    • D. 

      Brass materials

  • 9. 
    What main element from iron ore has to be removed to get iron? 
    • A. 

      Hydrogen

    • B. 

      Sodium

    • C. 

      Carbon

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 10. 
    Iron is the most abundant metal in the earth’s crust.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    This process was patented in 1855 and was the first patented process for mass-producing steel from molten pig iron, and many site this event as the catalyst for the industrial revolution.
    • A. 

      Carnegie Process

    • B. 

      Bessemer Process

    • C. 

      Scunthorpe Process

    • D. 

      Frick Process

  • 12. 
    Which is a common ore that iron is extracted from?
    • A. 

      Gypsum

    • B. 

      Hematite

    • C. 

      Calcite

    • D. 

      Forsterite