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Vermilion: Quiz


Question 1: Vermilion, sometimes spelled vermillion, when found naturally occurring, is an opaque orangish red pigment, used since antiquity, originally derived from the powdered mineral ________.

Question 2:
Which of the following titles did Vermilion have?
Member for Parramatta
Cleveland Browns first round draft pick
Maligawila Buddha statue

Question 3: Displayed at right is the web color orange-red, which has a special significance in ________.
Hacker (computer security)PhreakingHacker ethicHacker (computing)

Question 4: However, Mark Crispin seems to claim Digital's name for the color was Terracotta, at least in the context of the ________ machines running Tops-20.

Question 5: Most naturally produced vermilion comes from cinnabar mined in ________, giving rise to its alternative name of China red.
ChinaProvince (China)Time in ChinaReligion in China

Question 6:
Vermilion, Titanium dioxide and Zinc oxide are all:
Inorganic pigments Shades of orange Sulfides Alchemical substances

Question 7:
Vermilion, Mercury(II) oxide and Mercury(I) chloride are all:
Sulfides Shades of orange Alchemical substances Mercury compounds

Question 8: Today, vermilion is most commonly artificially produced by reacting mercury with molten ________.

Question 9:
Vermilion, Sulfide and Carbon disulfide are all:
Inorganic pigments Shades of orange Alchemical substances Sulfides

Question 10: Chemically, the pigment is mercuric sulfide, HgS, and like many mercury compounds it is ________.
PoisonLead poisoningToxicityMercury poisoning

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