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Diamond (gemstone): Quiz

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  • diamonds have been known in India for at least 3000 years, but most likely 6000 years?

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Question 1: Of the 35% that did have fluorescence, 97% had ________ fluorescence of which 38% had faint blue fluorescence and 62% had fluorescence that ranged from medium to very strong blue.
BlueOrange (colour)GreenIndigo

Question 2: The book presently resides in the ________.
British LibraryVictoria and Albert MuseumBritish MuseumNational Gallery (London)

Question 3: In later times, ________ actually believed that gems (including a diamond) were formed of clear, transparent water, and that their colors and characteristics were derived from their metallic spirit.
Robert BoyleAtheismVacuumChemistry

Question 4: Historically, it has been claimed that diamonds possess several ________ powers:
SupernaturalParanormalExorcismGhost

Question 5: Diamond's ________ and high dispersion of light – giving the diamond its characteristic "fire" – make it useful for industrial applications and desirable as jewelry.
SolidYield (engineering)Young's modulusHardness

Question 6: [12] It is currently considered the ________ retail price baseline.
United StatesUnited KingdomMoroccoDe facto

Question 7: [4] ________ served as an important center for diamonds in central India.
GolkondaChandragiriKhammam FortVellore Fort

Question 8: Panics, pestilences, enchantments, all fly before it; hence, it is good for sleepwalkers and the ________.
Bipolar disorderInsanityInsanity defenseMental disorder

Question 9: The popularity of the diamond ring as an engagement ring for a much wider audience can be traced directly to the marketing campaigns of ________, starting in 1938.
IstanbulParisDe BeersLondon

Question 10: Early references to diamonds in India come from ________ texts.
PaliSanskritBuddhismMantra







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