Corrosion: Definition, Prevention & Protection


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Which of the following is NOT true about corrosion?

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1. Using a metal that does not corrode to cover a more corrosive metal is known as what?

2. How do inhibitors work?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions contained in this short multiple-choice quiz will test your knowledge of how to protect from corrosion, including the types of metals that are most likely to corrode and how to prevent it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Facts about corrosion
  • Covering a corrosive metal
  • How inhibitors work
  • Types of metals likely to corrode

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how to protect against corrosion and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how inhibitors work
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding covering a corrosive metal

Additional Learning

To take a closer look at this topic, review the related lesson titled Corrosion: Definition, Prevention & Protection. This lesson covers the following:

  • Process of corrosion
  • Barriers that provide a protective coat
  • Sacrificial coating
  • Cathodic protection
  • The Statue of Liberty and its accidental inhibitor