Physics Paper 2, Nov/Dec. 2010  
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Question 8

In electroplating an iron spoon with gold, state which material is made the

(a) Anode;
(b) Cathode;
(c) Electrolyte



Many candidates correctly mentioned gold rod/plate and iron spoon for the anode and cathode respectively; but failed to mention "solution/molten gold salt' as the electrolyte. Performance was above average.

The expected answers are:

(a) Gold rod/plate;
(b) Iron spoon;
(c) Solution/molten gold salt.

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