Diamond: Quiz


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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  The Darya-I-Nur Diamond—an example of unusual diamond cut and jewelry arrangement
  Theoretically predicted phase diagram of carbon
  Schematic diagram of a volcanic pipe

Question 2: Diamonds have also rarely been found in deposits left behind by glaciers (notably in Wisconsin and ________); in contrast to alluvial deposits, glacial deposits are minor and are therefore not viable commercial sources of diamond.
OhioIndianaMichiganNew Jersey

Question 3:
What transport system is Diamond served by?
Isometric - Hexoctahedral
isometric diploidal 2/m

Question 4: Recently, diamond cutting centers have been established in China, India, ________, Namibia and Botswana.
CambodiaMalaysiaThailandPapua New Guinea

Question 5: [57] Other important centers of diamond cutting and trading are ________, where the International Gemological Institute is based, London, New York City, Tel Aviv, and Amsterdam.

Question 6: In mineralogy, diamond (from the ancient Greek ἀδάμας - adámas "unbreakable") is an ________, where the carbon atoms are arranged in a variation of the face-centered cubic crystal structure called a diamond lattice.
GraphiteAllotropes of carbonFullereneCarbon nanotube

Question 7: Special gemological techniques have been specially developed to distinguish natural and ________ and diamond simulants.
TitaniumAluminiumSynthetic diamondCarbon

Question 8: Today, diamonds are located in the diamond-rich density fraction with the help of ________, after which the final sorting steps are done by hand.
Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopyElectronX-ray fluorescencePhoton

Question 9: The most familiar use of diamonds today is as gemstones used for ________, a use which dates back into antiquity.
AestheticsPhysical attractivenessImmanuel KantBeauty

Question 10: Historically diamonds were found only in alluvial deposits in ________.
YakshaganaTulu NaduKarnatakaSouth India

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