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Question 1: This effort is spearheaded by Project Gutenberg combined with ________.
Project Gutenberg CanadaDistributed ProofreadersE-textProject Rastko

Question 2: The world's largest book made of stone is in Kuthodaw Pagoda (________).
BurmaSingaporeVietnamCambodia

Question 3: It is thus conjectured that the earliest Indo-European writings may have been carved on ________ wood.
Fagus sylvaticaFagus grandifoliaBeechNothofagus

Question 4: The ________ of the monastery was usually located over the chapter house.
ScriptoriumManuscript cultureCatholic ChurchCistercians

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  The spine of the book is an important aspect in book design, especially in the cover design. When the books are stacked up or stored in a shelf, the details on the spine is the only visible surface that contains the information about the book. In stores, it is the details on the spine that attract buyers' attention first.
  Real-size facsimile of Codex Gigas
  Halfbound book with leather and marbled paper.
  Sumerian language cuneiform script clay tablet, 2400–2200 BC

Question 6: Around 1450, in what is commonly regarded as an independent invention, ________ invented movable type in Europe, along with innovations in casting the type based on a matrix and hand mould.
Johannes GutenbergIncunablePrintingPrinting press

Question 7: With the rise of universities in the 13th century, the ________ of the time led to an increase in the demand for books, and a new system for copying books appeared.
EuropeEnglandIlluminated manuscriptManuscript culture

Question 8: One common example is stamp albums, which are used by many hobbyists to protect and organize their collections of ________.
Stamp collectingAirmail stampPostage stampMail

Question 9: There is an effort, however, to convert books that are in the ________ into a digital medium for unlimited redistribution and infinite availability.
Public domainCopyright infringementIntellectual propertyCopyright

Question 10: XLVIII), which set aside certain times for reading, greatly influenced the monastic culture of the ________ and is one of the reasons why the clergy were the predominant readers of books.
Late Middle AgesHigh Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesMiddle Ages
















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