Metals questions This is a list of recently added questions about metals. How much did the biggest gold nugget weigh?235 kg. Record big nugget was found in Australia in 1872. It weighed 7555.42 oz that is 235 kg and measured 1.42 m.Created by: smyruhard 45% 2,35 kg2,35 kg12123,5 kg23,5 kg248235 kg235 kg3592350 kg2350 kg68geology riddles » If a gun bullet was made of gold, what properties would it have?Armor-piercing. The density of gold is 19,320 kg/m3, which is higher than of uranium (18,800) and much higher than of lead (11,340). The armor-piercing ammo is made of uranium for its high density - golden bullets would work for this purpose even better.Created by: Cleovery hard 39% it would be uselessit would be useless1971explosiveexplosive387armor-piercingarmor-piercing2868similar in its properties to a lead bulletsimilar in its properties to a lead bullet1985guns riddles » Which naturally occuring chemical element is the densest?Osmium. The density of osmium is 22,570 kg/m3, slightly more than Iridium (22,420) and platinum (21,450). Commonly used metals are considerably less dense - the density of iron is 7,870, lead 11,340 and mercury 13,456.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 51% heliumhelium309leadlead1580osmiumosmium3319platinumplatinum1181chemical elements riddles » What material are church bells made of?Bronze. The traditional metal for church bells is a bronze of about 23% tin. Steel was tried during the busy church-building period of mid-19th-century England, for its economy over bronze, but was found not to be durable.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 72% cast ironcast iron633coppercopper865bronzebronze4277ceramicsceramics165alloys riddles » When and where was the idea of gold, silver and bronze medals for sport event competitors introduced?1904 Summer Olympics, St. Louis. The choice of metals comes from the first three Ages of Man in Greek mythology: the Golden Age, when men lived among the gods; the Silver age, where youth lasted a hundred years; and the Bronze Age, the era of heroes.Created by: Kasiaaverage 65% 10th century BC, Ancient Greece10th century BC, Ancient Greece15853rd century AD, Ancient Rome3rd century AD, Ancient Rome12461904 Summer Olympics, St. Louis1904 Summer Olympics, St. Louis70651936 Summer Olympics, Berlin1936 Summer Olympics, Berlin967Olympic Games riddles » What is brass composed of?Copper and zinc. Brass is us used for musical instruments such as horns and bells for its acoustic properties and high malleability. One type of brass, called Prince's metal (75% copper, 25% zinc), is used as an imitation of gold due to its beautiful yellow color.Created by: Kasiavery hard 39% copper and ironcopper and iron1393copper and tincopper and tin2977copper and zinccopper and zinc3385copper and leadcopper and lead792musical instruments riddles » Play chemistry quiz and see all the questions.