What Do You Know About Diamonds?

 They symbolize love, they symbolize riches, they symbolize beauty. The diamonds are those rare things of both immense beauty, immense rarity and immense worth. Every child knows that diamonds are rare and special. But what makes them special, and what else do you know about them?
 
 
What material is a diamond made of?
Diamond is a solid form of carbon with its atoms arranged in a crystal structure because of billions of years of pressure and heat, they are then thrown outside when there's an eruption of magma (lava) from the depths of the earth.
Carbon
Silicon
Iron
Cerium
 
 
How long does it take a diamond to form?
It takes billions of years of heat and pressure...
Between 1 and 3 billion years
Between 10 and 20 million years
Between 10,000 and 20,000 years
Between 500 and 5,000 years
 
 
True or False: A diamond cannot chip or break
Diamonds do chip and break. They are hard but brittle
False
True
 
 
If you burn a diamond hot enough, it will...
The diamond will start combining with the oxygen and eventually vaporizes
Vaporize
Melt
Explode
You can't burn a diamond
 
 
What two forces, other than time, are required to make a diamond?
These forces change the carbon to a crystalline form
Heat and pressure
Cold and friction
Heat and magnetism
Applied force and friction
 
 
How much does One Carat (1.00ct) weigh in grams/ounces?
A 50 carat diamond should weigh about 10 grams, or about a third of an ounce.
0.2 grams (0.007 ounces)
1 gram (0.03 ounces)
2 grams (0.07 ounces)
0.5 gram (0.017 ounces)
 
 
Who said: “I never hated a man enough to give him his diamonds back"?
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Marilyn Monroe
Audrey Hepburn
Marilyn Monroe
 
 
Which of these diamonds would usually cost the most?
Although some colors are very rare, the colors come from imperfections of materials, so a clear diamond is the most pure and will cost more.
A red diamond
A clear diamond
A blue diamond
A black diamond
 
 
In James Cameron's movie Titanic from 1997, what is the name of the fictional blue diamond held by the old woman?
The Heart of the Ocean
The Blue Jubilee
The Heart of Eternity
The Heart of the Deep
 
 
If you hit a diamond hard with a hammer, what will happen?
Diamonds are hard but brittle. You can definitely shatter one, so don't try it!
It will shatter
There will be a dent in the hammer
Nothing. The hammer will just bounce back
 
 
Which of these countries is among the biggest producers of diamonds?
Australia, Russia, Botswana and Zaire are the largest producers.
Australia
Israel
Poland
Brazil
 
 
When appraising a diamond, there are the 'Four Cs': Color, Carat, Clarity and...
Cut
Caveat
Cupidity
Cohesion
A Diamond in the Rough
So you don't know that much about diamonds, they're not really important in life, but they ARE nice to look at! We find all knowledge interesting, so if you want to learn more about diamonds, you can either try again or look at the mistakes and our answers to know more.
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