Properties of Matter, Lesson 23 Quiz—Test Your Metal

1.

. Which of the following is the most common metal in the Earth's crust?

 

a) Iron

 

b) Aluminum

 

c) Oxygen

 

d) Silicon

2.

Which of these metals is used to galvanize nails?

 

a)Steel

 

b)Iron

 

c)Zinc

 

d)Copper

3.

Alchemy had two main magical aims. One of these was to turn common metals into:

 

a)Silver

 

b)Platinum

 

c)Gold

 

d)The Philosopher's Stone

4.

Some metals are more reactive than others. Which of the following lists the reactivity of metals from the greatest to the least reactive?

 

a) Copper, zinc, iron

 

b) Magnesium, copper, zinc

 

c) Gold, zinc, magnesium

 

d) Magnesium, iron, copper

5.

Charles Martin Hall developed a process for producing which of the following from its ore?

 

a) Aluminum

 

b) Stainless steel

 

c) Hydrogen

 

d) Gold

6.

Which of the following metals is radioactive?

 

a)Mercury

 

b)Uranium

 

c)Potassium

 

d)Sodium

7.

This metal was used to make the nuclear weapon dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, near the end of World War II:

 

a)Mercury

 

b)Plutonium

 

c)Uranium

 

d)Calcium


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