Science Of Fireworks: Trivia Facts Quiz

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Science Of Fireworks: Trivia Facts Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Calcium is used in fireworks to:
    • A. 

      Produce sound effects

    • B. 

      Deepen colors

    • C. 

      Burn brighter and longer

  • 2. 
    Chemically speaking, what is the hardest color to produce in fireworks?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Blue

  • 3. 
    What is used to make fireworks burn longer and brighter?
    • A. 

      Titanium

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Zinc

  • 4. 
    What is used in fireworks to create smoke clouds?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Titanium

    • C. 

      Zinc

  • 5. 
    What is used to create sparks in fireworks?
    • A. 

      Titanium

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Zinc

  • 6. 
    Beautiful visual effects are created in fireworks by:
    • A. 

      Slower reactions and burning

    • B. 

      Fast explosions

    • C. 

      Combining small grains of fuel with an oxidizer

  • 7. 
    The colors you see in fireworks happen as:
    • A. 

      Electrons are calming down and energy is converted.

    • B. 

      Energy from the fire is transferred and turned into light.

    • C. 

      Electrons are speeding up and energy is created.

  • 8. 
    Sparklers can burn at a range of temperatures. Which temperature below is most accurate?
    • A. 

      270 degrees Fahrenheit

    • B. 

      2,700 degrees Fahrenheit

    • C. 

      27,000 degrees Fahrenheit

  • 9. 
    What kind of light is produced using energy sources other than heat?
    • A. 

      Cosmic rays

    • B. 

      Incandescence

    • C. 

      Luminescence

  • 10. 
    Fireworks are a part of many celebrations every year but it's important to remember:
    • A. 

      Fireworks should only be handled by professionals. Have a safe and Happy 4th of July!!

    • B. 

      Fireworks should only be handled by professionals. Have a safe and Happy 4th of July!!

    • C. 

      Fireworks should only be handled by professionals. Have a safe and Happy 4th of July!!

    • D. 

      All of the above.

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