Books: Quiz

  
  
  

Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Paperback books
  Paperback books
  Halfbound book with leather and marbled paper.
  Folio 14 recto of the 5th century Vergilius Romanus contains an author portrait of Virgil. Note the bookcase (capsa), reading stand and the text written without word spacing in rustic capitals.

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  A Telephone Directory, with business and residence listings.
  An atlas
  Sumerian language cuneiform script clay tablet, 2400–2200 BC
  The intricate frontispiece of the Diamond Sutra from Tang Dynasty China, 868 AD (British Museum)

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  A Chinese bamboo book
  The intricate frontispiece of the Diamond Sutra from Tang Dynasty China, 868 AD (British Museum)
  Hardcover books
  Binding of a book from separate papers

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  A page from a notebook used as hand written diary
  A page from a notebook used as hand written diary
  Celsus Library was built in 135 A.D. and could house around 12,000 scrolls.
  ISBN number with barcode

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  A page from a dictionary
  Paperback books
  ISBN number with barcode
  Sumerian language cuneiform script clay tablet, 2400–2200 BC

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  Desk with chained books in the Library of Cesena, Italy.
  Hardcover books
  A page from a dictionary
  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.

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  An atlas
  Hardcover books
  Sumerian language cuneiform script clay tablet, 2400–2200 BC
  Real-size facsimile of Codex Gigas

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Burgundian author and scribe Jean Miélot, from his Miracles de Notre Dame, 15th century.
  An atlas
  The intricate frontispiece of the Diamond Sutra from Tang Dynasty China, 868 AD (British Museum)
  Binding of a book from separate papers

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Hardcover books
  A page from a dictionary
  A page from a dictionary
  A 15th century incunabulum. Notice the blind-tooled cover, corner bosses and clasps.

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Paperback books
  An atlas
  Paperback books
  The world's largest book
















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