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What do you know about copper?. Which of these properties make copper useful as hospital door handles? High electrical resistance Antimicrobial Corrosion.

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1 What do you know about copper?

2 Which of these properties make copper useful as hospital door handles? High electrical resistance Antimicrobial Corrosion resistant High thermal conductivity Antimicrobial

3 Which of these famous landmarks does not use copper? electrical resistance The roof of St Paul’s is made of Lead (and its not green like the others!)

4 Britannia first appeared on the copper farthing in Which coin was redesigned in 2008 and lost Britannia? 5p 50p£1 20p 50p

5 What is the melting point of copper? 1865°C 876°C2548°C 1083°C

6 Which elements is bronze made of? Aluminium and copper Zinc and copper Tin and copper Nickel and copper Copper and tin

7 How much copper is needed to make 1 car? 20kg 200kg50kg 2kg 20kg

8 How much copper does an adult human need per day? 10g 0.1g1mg 1g 1mg

9 How many miles of copper pipes are used for plumbing in the UK each year? miles miles7900 miles miles miles (enough to go round the equator 3 times!)

10 Copper pipes were first used? 9000 years ago 2000 years ago900 years ago 4500 years ago Copper pipes were discovered in the great pyramid at Giza, built around 2500 BC

11 What is a copperhead? Golf club Snake Scientific apparatus Type of nail A venomous snake

12 What percentage of the copper used in Europe is recycled? % Recycling saves almost 90% of the carbon emissions compared to mining the ore


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