Iron And Basic Electrolysis Quiz

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Electrolysis Quizzes & Trivia

Take this 20 question quiz to quiz yourself on Iron, Iron Ore, the blast furnace and electrolysis!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is an ORE?
    • A. 

      An ore is a chemical that occurs in the Earth's crust but it has a small percentage of that metal which can be successfully extracted.

    • B. 

      An ore is a mineral that occurs in the Earth's crust with a large percentage of that metal able to be extracted.

    • C. 

      An ore is an element that is added to the blast furnace to take Iron out of its oxide, Iron Oxide.

  • 2. 
    Which is added to the BLAST FURNACE to take Iron out of its ore?
    • A. 

      Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3)

    • B. 

      Calcium Oxide (CaO)

    • C. 

      Silicon Dioxide (SiO)

    • D. 

      Calcium Silicate (CaSiO3)

    • E. 

      The ore of Iron, Iron oxide

  • 3. 
    What is the CHEMICAL EQUATION for Iron being extracted from its ore?
    • A. 

      Iron + Oxide + X = Iron

    • B. 

      Iron Oxide + Calcium Carbonate = Iron

    • C. 

      Iron Oxide +

    • D. 

      Iron Oxide + X = Iron

    • E. 

      Iron + Oxide = Iron

  • 4. 
    What is the "X" in the CHEMICAL EQUATION to take Iron out of its ore?
    • A. 

      A reducing agent - carbon monoxide

    • B. 

      An oxidizing agent - nitric oxide

  • 5. 
    What is the major impurity in the IRON ORE?
    • A. 

      Silicon Dioxide

    • B. 

      Limestone

    • C. 

      Silica

    • D. 

      There is no impurity

  • 6. 
    A ____ is used to recycle Iron
  • 7. 
    How is a CONVERTER used to recycle Iron?
    • A. 

      It is used to mix together solid scrap iron/steel with molten iron.

    • B. 

      It is used to mix together molten (liquid) scrap iron/steel with molten iron.

    • C. 

      It is used to mix together molten (liquid) scrap iron/steel with silicon dioxide.