First Gold Quiz

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First Gold Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The purity of gold is measured in carats.  A British sovereign coin is....
    • A. 

      9 carats

    • B. 

      14 carats

    • C. 

      22 carats

    • D. 

      24 carats

  • 2. 
    An atom of gold has an atomic weight of 196.966. The element closest in weight to gold is
    • A. 

      Tungsten

    • B. 

      Platinum

    • C. 

      Mercury

    • D. 

      Lead

  • 3. 
    "Fool's gold" is commonly used to describe
    • A. 

      Iron pyrite

    • B. 

      Tungsten

    • C. 

      Granada Bronze

    • D. 

      The gold sold by Chancellor Gordon Brown

  • 4. 
    Gold is extremely malleable. 1 gram of gold can be pounded into a sheet of gold that is
    • A. 

      10 sq centimeters

    • B. 

      929 sq cm( approx. 1 Square foot

    • C. 

      1 sq meter

    • D. 

      A circle with a diameter of approximately 5 inches

  • 5. 
    Which of these coins is 24 carat gold?
    • A. 

      Krugerrand

    • B. 

      Maple Leaf

    • C. 

      Mexican 50 Pesos

    • D. 

      Argentine Penguin

  • 6. 
    Several UK cities have a stretch of road called "The Golden Mile".  Which of the following cities does not?
    • A. 

      Belfast

    • B. 

      Blackpool

    • C. 

      Edinburgh

    • D. 

      Leicester

  • 7. 
    A 9 carat gold ring would have which ratio of gold?
    • A. 

      0.265

    • B. 

      0.375

    • C. 

      0.645

    • D. 

      0.455

  • 8. 
    If you were to wake up one morning after a heavy night out and find yourself in a town called "Golden".  You might be somewhere in ....
    • A. 

      British Columbia

    • B. 

      Alaska

    • C. 

      Queensland

    • D. 

      Dreamland

  • 9. 
    In the Greek legend of the golden fleece, the fleece belongs to a
    • A. 

      Winged ram

    • B. 

      Winged horse

    • C. 

      Golden lamb

    • D. 

      Anatolian goat

  • 10. 
    Which of the following statements is true of a "tola"?
    • A. 

      Tola was the name for a gold trader in the Byzantine empire.

    • B. 

      Tola is a unit of weight used for gold in South Asia.

    • C. 

      Tola is the word for a gold coin in German dialect.

    • D. 

      The "tola" was the Spanish tax on gold production.

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