Quiz: Which Precious Metal Are You?
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Which Precious Metal Are You?
By: Mark Lichtenstein
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About This Quiz

You are sure to have heard the sayings, a "heart of gold," an "iron will" and "find the silver lining." We associate many precious (and non-precious) metals with personality traits and characteristics. But the association with precious metals, for instance, "You're golden" are usually complimentary in nature. That's because the metal being referred to is a prized object. Also precious metals, which are hard-to-find, naturally occurring metals, are worth more in economic value due to their scarcity. Today just as in ancient times, precious metals are still valued for their use as investments, trade, art and jewelry. 

Precious metals are distinguished by their rarity and higher luster than base metals. What's more, precious metals are malleable and ductile. That means one can manipulate the metal to form a shape or imprint without it chipping, cracking or wearing away. 

When you think of precious metals you probably recall the most well-known ones which include gold, silver, platinum and palladium. To decide the precious metal that describes you best, you'll be asked a series of questions about your outlook on life, your likes and dislikes and your attraction to precious metals. Your answers will help us match you with the metal that's as precious as you are. Take the quiz now. 

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