What is Gold? - Definition, Properties & Uses


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What is the chemical abbreviation for gold?

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1. One of the diseases that is treated with medical applications of gold is:

2. How is gold typically produced after mining?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gold is one of the most sought after metals on Earth, but not that many people know all of its properties and uses. You can learn about these qualities of gold with this lesson and attached assessment. The assessment questions will test you on points from the lesson, such as medical uses of gold and its chemical properties.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • The chemical abbreviation for gold
  • Diseases gold can be used to treat
  • Notable historical gold rushes
  • The physical properties of gold
  • Gold compared to other metals

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - test your recollection of the lesson's main points on the properties and uses of gold by using these assessment questions
  • Reading comprehension - verify that you understand the chemical and physical properties of gold and some significant ways in which gold can be used
  • Knowledge application - use the knowledge you've gained from the lesson to answer the assessment questions on some key characteristics of gold

Additional Learning

Get more information on gold by going over the attached lesson called What is Gold? - Definition, Properties & Uses. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Overview of gold
  • Gold properties
  • The chemistry of gold
  • How gold is used