Gold

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 23 April, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 23 April, 2006, 12:00am
 

1 What is the chemical symbol for gold?


2 In American football, which team are named in honour of the prospectors of the California Gold Rush?


3 Which band had a 1983 British No2 hit with the single Gold?


4 What is the minimum temperature at which gold melts:


a) 564 degrees Celsius


b) 1,064 degrees


c) 1,564 degrees?


5 How many Olympic gold medals did American athlete Carl Lewis win in his career?


6 Golden Era Productions is the media division of which religious movement?


7 What increasingly valuable substance is nicknamed 'black gold'?


8 Who won a best actor Oscar for On Golden Pond at the age of 76?


9 Where precisely is the world's largest gold repository?


10 Who said: 'Silence is golden if you can't think of a good answer'?


Solution: 1 Au 2 The San Francisco 49ers 3 Spandau Ballet 4 b) 1,064 degrees Celsius 5 Nine 6 The Church of Scientology 7 Oil 8 Henry Fonda 9 The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York City 10 Muhammad Ali.


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