Gold is a very precious metal. Pure gold is very soft therefore, it is not suitable


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Gold is a very precious metal. Pure gold is very soft therefore, it is not suitable for making jewellery. It is alloyed with either silver or copper to make it hard but sometimes jewellers mix a large quantity of copper and silver in gold to earn more profit.
Read the above passage and answer the following questions:
(i) What precautions should you take while purchasing gold jewellery?
(ii) Why does government insist on purchasing hallmarked jewellery?
(iii) What value is associated with the given passage?


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(i) We should always purchase the gold jewellery from a , branded shop with proper receipt and hallmark certificate.
(ii) Government insists on purchasing hallmarked jewellery as it contains the gold and its alloyed metal, (i.e. copper or silver) in a fixed ratio.
(iii) The value associated with the given passage is that the consumers should be more careful and aware and thus, cannot be fooled easily while shopping jewellery and other products.