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Brigandine: Quiz


Question 1: Modern flak jackets and ________ are based on the same principle: a protective cloth vest containing metal plates.
Personal armorBallistic vest.357 Magnum.45 ACP

Question 2: The main difference is in the method of construction: a brigandine is ________ whereas a jack is sewn.

Question 3: Two complete suits of armor are preserved in the ________, Leningrad.
RussiaHermitage MuseumSaint PetersburgWinter Palace

Question 4: Tippoo Sultan wore armor of this type during his wars against the ________.
East India CompanyDutch East India CompanyFrench East India CompanyChartered company

Question 5: Jacks remained in use as late as the 16th century and was often worn by Scottish ________.
Border ReiversClan ScottClan HannayClan Kerr

Question 6: It was commonly worn over a gambeson and mail shirt and it was not long before this form of protection was commonly used by soldiers ranging in rank from archers to ________.

Question 7: [2] Jacks were often made from recycled pieces of older ________, including damaged brigandines and cuirasses cut into small squares[3]
Plate armourMail (armour)Kettle hatArmour

Question 8: A brigandine, a form of body ________, is a cloth garment, generally canvas or leather, lined with small oblong steel plates riveted to the fabric.
Mail (armour)CuirassArmourPlate armour

Question 9: It was derived from ________ armor used by the Saracen armies.
Islamic schools and branchesMuslim historyIslamMosque

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