Gold As Used In Technology & Electronics (Gold Quiz: Part Three)

Gold is used daily in many industries across the world, for a wide range of applications. The uses of gold industrially are examined in this quiz. Enjoy the quiz, and afterwards please leave your score, comments and up-vote. Thanks.

For more information on Gold: Click here – for Gold Quiz 1 (Gold: Part One): ‘Gold Standard Money is Gone Forever‘  – and – Click here – for Gold Quiz 2 (Gold: Part Two): ‘Discover the Nature of Gold’.

  • A typical cell phone contains about 50mg of gold in weight, which is worth about 50 cents.

    • True
    • False
  • Gold is not highly conductive of electricity.

    • True
    • False
  • How many million dollars worth of gold is used each year around the world to produce new cell phones?

    • US$50 million dollars worth of gold
    • US$100 million dollars worth of gold
    • US$250 million dollars worth of gold
    • US$500 million dollars worth of gold
  • Gold, as used in gold wiring, is more conductive to electricity per volume, than either silver wiring, or copper wiring?

    • True
    • False
  • Gold, when used in gold wiring, has a far greater resistance to corrosion, than either silver wiring, or copper wiring.

    • Yes
    • No
  • Gold is used widely as a thin-layer coating in the electrical connectors of the more expensive audio, video and USB electronics cables, for ensuring better connection.

    • Yes
    • No
  • Which material is best for the electrical wiring of high-energy applications and high-value devices, where corrosion resistance is needed (such as in: power stations, nuclear installations, life-support machines, turbines for ships/aircrafts; and AI/quantum physics labs)?

    • Copper
    • Platinium
    • Gold
    • Silver
  • About 16% of the world’s gold is contained in electronic technology in Japan.

    • Yes
    • No
  • Which type of wires are used to connect semiconductor devices to their packages through a process known as wire bonding?

    • Fine platinium wires
    • Fine gold wires
    • Fine silver wires
    • Fine copper wires
  • What percentage of the world consumption of all new gold produced globally is used by the world’s electronics industry?

    • About 5%
    • About 10%
    • About 15%
    • About 20%

What do you think?

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