metals facts Selected as the most interesting among chemistry related questions in Chemistry quiz 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: Cleoguns facts » 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: KasiaOlympic Games facts » 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.orgalloys facts » 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.orgchemical elements facts » 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: Kasiamusical instruments facts » 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: smyrugeology facts » What is steel made from?From iron and coal. Steel is an alloy made from iron and coal. It gets harder the more coal you use to make it.Created by: NayaNoconstruction facts » Which of these elements is not a precious metal?Lanthanum is a chemical element with symbol La . It is a soft, ductile, silvery-white metal that tarnishes rapidly when exposed to air and is soft enough to be cut with a knife. Lanthanum does not belong to precious metals. Created by: Tschukachemistry facts » Play chemistry quiz and see all the questions.