An alloy is a metal made by combining two or more metallic elements. Often alloys are formed to give greater strength or resistance to corrosion.
10 Alloy Questions
- Bronze is an alloy consisting primarily of which two metals?
- Brass is an alloy of which two metals?
- Which are the two most commonly used metals in solders?
- What name is given to an alloy of silver containing 92.5% by weight of silver and 7.5% by weight of other metals, usually copper?
- Pewter consists mostly of what metal?
- What element gives stainless steel resistance to stain or iron rust?
- What name is given to an alloy of mercury with another metal, especially one used for dental fillings?
- What measurement indicates the proportion of gold in an alloy out of 24 parts?
- A UK fifty pence coin is made of 75% copper and 25% of which other metal?
- Which naturally occurring alloy of gold and silver, with trace amounts of copper and other metals, did the ancient Greeks call "gold" or "white gold"?
- Copper and tin (commonly with about 12% tin)
- Copper and zinc
- Tin and lead
- Sterling silver
- Nickel (note: a copper and nickel mixture is called cupronickel)
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