Iron Quiz

This quiz is based on iron facts at Iron Downunder.

It can be completed online by starting at the first iron fact sheet (there's a prize at the end!), or you can print out and copy the list of questions below.

  1. What is the chemical symbol for iron?
    1. Fe
    2. Pb
    3. Cu
  2. Iron is solid at room temperature.
    1. True
    2. False
  3. The element Iron:
    1. is a red/brown colour.
    2. rusts very easily.
    3. does not rust.
    4. is not magnetic
  4. Most of the iron deposits in Australia were formed
    1. thousands of years ago
    2. more than 600 million years ago
    3. 250 years ago
  5. Australia is the world's largest exporter of iron ore
    1. True
    2. False
  6. In Australia, iron ore is most commonly found in
    1. motor vehicles
    2. Western Australia
    3. rocks younger than 600 million years old
    4. the ocean
  7. Galvanised iron is coated with
    1. copper
    2. carbon
    3. zinc
    4. galven
  8. Iron is mainly used to make
    1. ornaments
    2. magnets
    3. steel
    4. roofs
  9. Iron melts at a temperature of
    1. 1535 degrees C
    2. 1660 degrees C
    3. 196.97 degrees C
    4. 100 degrees C
  10. Iron can be found in
    1. distilled water
    2. meteorites
    3. bronze statues
    4. brass
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