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2. What is Graphite often used for?

  • Cosmetics
  • Nanoprobes
  • Lead in pencils
  • Cutting

3. What is Amorphous carbon?

  • A deep black powder that occurs as a component of coal
  • A type of nanoparticle
  • A variety of diamond
  • A type of fullerene

4. What are nanotubes being used in, aside from the destruction of cancerous cells?

  • Electrode material
  • Cosmetic preparations
  • Bearings
  • An oxidising agent

5. What is an issue with the use of nanotubes?

  • They may remove the protective layer of the skin when reacting with other chemicals.
  • They may allow other substances to enter the bloodstream and brain
  • They may burn
  • They may make cancer worse

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