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Question 1: In ________, battens may be used to strengthen panels made up of multiple boards, as in a batten door, or to cover joins.
Paper modelCabinet makingMarquetryWoodworking

Question 2: In stagecraft, a batten or rail is a long pipe, usually metal, affixed to the ceiling or ________ in a theater.
Stage lighting instrumentStage lightingFly systemTheater drapes and stage curtains

Question 3: Also used on ________ to form the ladders up the shrouds, same as ratlines.
CorvetteTall shipClipperWindsurfing

Question 4: A batten is a thin strip of solid material (usually ________).
SeedFlowering plantWoodPlant stem

Question 5: Battens are used for various purposes in ________, as well as other various fields.
Civil engineeringStructural engineeringConstructionBuilding services engineering

Question 6: In sailing, battens are long, thin strips (usually ________, or some similar material, nowadays, but historically wooden) used to support the roach of a sail.
PlasticOptical fiberAsbestosFiberglass

Question 7: Battens may be oriented at right angles to the ________ or rafters of a roof, like purlins.
I-beamBeam (structure)Truss bridgeTruss

Question 8: Board-and-batten ________ is an exterior treatment of vertical boards with battens covering the seams.
Insulated sidingSidingFiber cement sidingClapboard (architecture)


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