Quiz: The Ultimate Gas Lantern Quiz
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The Ultimate Gas Lantern Quiz
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About This Quiz

You may associate gas lanterns with camping trips or perhaps you keep one at home in case of a power outage. These sources of light are simple devices that utilize some basic physics. Take this quiz to see what you know about how gas lanterns work.

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When you heat a horseshoe to about 1,500 degrees Fahrenheit (816 C), what color will it glow?
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At 4,500 degrees Fahrenheit (2,482 C) horseshoes glow a bright yellow. Which of the following items function at this temperature?
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Something is said to be incandescent when it produces light as a result of what?
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Which of the following materials is a poor producer of light when heated?
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What are the mantles in a gas lantern?
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What is the purpose of the gas in a gas lantern?
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Which material covers the mantle initially?
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What type of chemicals are the ceramic shells impregnated with?
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Which part of a gas lantern produces light?
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