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Understanding the Composition of Coins

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What is an alloy?

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1. What does the composition of a coin refer to?

2. What does corrosion mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will address what you know about how coins are made. You'll be required to answer questions about key topics such as the definition of an alloy and the composition of a coin.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on topics like the following:

  • The definition of 'corrosion'
  • What Australia uses to make its coins
  • Amount of copper in Australia's five cent coin

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on how coins are made
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as alloy and corrosion
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what coins are made of in Australia, such as the five cent coin

Additional Learning

Discover more about how coins are made with the accompanying lesson named Understanding the Composition of Coins. As you watch or read the lesson, these topics will be highlighted:

  • History of coins in Australia
  • The reason coins are made out of alloys
  • Analysis of what different coins are made out of
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