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Question 1: At the same time on Henderson Island, a small coral island in eastern ________ lacking any rock other than limestone, natives may have fashioned giant clamshells into adzes.
MelanesiaPolynesiaNiueFrench Polynesia

Question 2: In central Europe, adzes made by knapping flint are known from the late ________ onwards ("Scheibenbeile").
Stone Age10th millennium BC9th millennium BCMesolithic

Question 3: An adze or adz (pronounced /ˈædz/) is a tool used for smoothing rough-cut ________ in hand woodworking.
SeedWoodPlant stemFlowering plant

Question 4: The head of an ________ typically possesses an adze for chopping rough steps in ice.
AlpenstockMountaineeringThird American Karakoram ExpeditionIce axe

Question 5: However, the traditional adze has largely been replaced by the ________ and the powered-plane, at least in industrialized cultures.
TurkeySawmillWater wheelHierapolis sawmill

Question 6: The blade of an adze is set at right angles to the tool's shaft (like a hoe or plane), unlike the blade of an ________ which is set in line with the shaft.
AxeBillhookDrill bitDiagonal pliers

Question 7: Polished adzes and axes made of ground stone, such as amphibolite, ________ or Jadeite are typical for the Neolithic period.
Igneous rockFlood basaltBasaltLava

Question 8: Shoe-last adzes or celts, named for their typical shape, are found in the Linearbandkeramic and Rössen cultures of the early ________.
NeolithicCucuteni-Trypillian cultureVinča cultureBoian culture







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