Can You Answer 12 Questions About Gold?

Channel your inner pirate and go for the gold with this quiz!
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Question 1/12

globe-views.com
What is the chemical symbol for gold on the Periodic Table of Elements?
Gd
Lx
Au
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Question 2/12

goldstriker.co.uk
What mineral is often called "fool's gold" because of how similar it is to gold?
Californium
Pyrite
Zirconia
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Question 3/12

southafricanminingnews.co.za
Though it has been recently surpassed by China, which country was the world's leading producer of gold for 100 years?
United States
South Africa
Zambia
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Question 4/12

globe-views.com
How many carats (symbolized by the letter "k") is pure gold?
16k
20k
24k
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Question 5/12

telegraph.co.uk
True or False: Injectable gold has been proven to reduce pain and swelling in patients suffering from polio.
True
False
True, but it has been proven to do this in patients with tuberculosis.
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Question 6/12

netdna-cdn.com
True or False: 100% pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with human hands.
True
False
True, but only if it is kept at a certain temperature.
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Question 7/12

com.au
About how much (in U.S. dollars) does an ounce of gold cost?
$500
$1200
$2000
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Question 8/12

artbrewerphoto.com
Has gold been discovered on Antartica?
Yes
No
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Question 9/12

featurepics.com
What natural event can turn water into gold?
Tsunamis
Earthquakes
Tornadoes
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Question 10/12

usg.edu
The discovery of gold at what mill in California sparked the famous California Gold Rush?
Smith's Mill
Stallworth's Mill
Sutter's Mill
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Question 11/12

learnnc.org
What were California Gold Rush miners nicknamed?
49ers
Goldies
Goldseekers
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Question 12/12

emptylighthouse.com
In what state can one purchase the Golden Opulence Sundae, listed by the Guiness Book of World Records as the world's most expensive sundae at $1000 USD, that features 23k edible gold leaf?
Nevada
New York
California
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B+, Gold-Loving Pirate

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You came out on top with this quiz! Congratulations for knowing an amazing amount of things about such a rich metal. Time to take your spot on the topmost podium!

A+, Gold Medalist

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1
What is the chemical symbol for gold on the Periodic Table of Elements?
Gd
Lx
Au
2
What mineral is often called "fool's gold" because of how similar it is to gold?
Californium
Pyrite
Zirconia
3
Though it has been recently surpassed by China, which country was the world's leading producer of gold for 100 years?
United States
South Africa
Zambia
4
How many carats (symbolized by the letter "k") is pure gold?
16k
20k
24k
5
True or False: Injectable gold has been proven to reduce pain and swelling in patients suffering from polio.
True
False
True, but it has been proven to do this in patients with tuberculosis.
6
True or False: 100% pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with human hands.
True
False
True, but only if it is kept at a certain temperature.
7
About how much (in U.S. dollars) does an ounce of gold cost?
$500
$1200
$2000
8
Has gold been discovered on Antartica?
Yes
No
9
What natural event can turn water into gold?
Tsunamis
Earthquakes
Tornadoes
10
The discovery of gold at what mill in California sparked the famous California Gold Rush?
Smith's Mill
Stallworth's Mill
Sutter's Mill
11
What were California Gold Rush miners nicknamed?
49ers
Goldies
Goldseekers
12
In what state can one purchase the Golden Opulence Sundae, listed by the Guiness Book of World Records as the world's most expensive sundae at $1000 USD, that features 23k edible gold leaf?
Nevada
New York
California