Conflict Minerals Knowledge Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Conflict minerals are frequently found in electronic products such as cell phones, portable  music players, digital cameras and computers. Conflict minerals are sourced from rebel  controlled mines located in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
     The profits from the sale of conflict minerals are financing armed conflict and human rights  violations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Conflict minerals legislation requires electronic component manufacturers to disclose whether the minerals present in their products were sourced from rebel controlled mines.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Conflict minerals include coltan, cassiterite, wolframite and gold. There are four derivatives used in manufacturing electronic components. Which is not one of the four:  used in manufacturing electronic components. Which is not one of the four: used in manufacturing electronic components. Which is not one of the four:  
    • A. 

      Tantalum

    • B. 

      Tin

    • C. 

      Tungsten

    • D. 

      Gold

    • E. 

      Cadmium

  • 5. 
    The most prevalent conflict mineral derivative is tin. It is found in solder and in soldered components. components. components.  componentsa.components
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Once refined in a smelter there is no way to detect which mine(s) the minerals came. Manufacturers buying raw materials from a smelter must rely on the smelter to track and     confirm the source of the minerals smelted. Manufacturers buying raw materials from a smelter must rely on the smelter to track and     
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The USA is the first country to enact conflict minerals legislation. The legislation was part of the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act.  the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    This Act requires companies subject to SEC annual reporting to investigate and disclose in their annual disclosure reports whether any conflict minerals procured were sourced from  rebel controlled mines in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The SEC expects to issue their final conflict mineral reporting rules in late 2011. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The European Union has not yet enacted conflict minerals disclosure rules.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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