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Question 1: In the second and third centuries the ________ lettering style developed.
TypefaceCapital letterUncial scriptBlackletter

Question 2: The rising Carolingian Empire encouraged setting a new standardized script, which was developed by several famous monasteries (including Corbie Abbey and ________) around the eighth century.
BeauvaisChantilly, OiseCompiègneNoyon

Question 3: Almost all high religious writing involved calligraphy, including letters sent by the ________ and other religious and secular authority.
Dalai Lama13th Dalai Lama14th Dalai Lama5th Dalai Lama

Question 4: A particularly modern example is The Holy Bible,Timothy Botts Illustrated edition (Tyndale House Publishers 2000), with 360 calligraphic images as well as a calligraphy ________.
Computer fontTypographic ligatureOpenTypeTypeface

Question 5: Maya hieroglyphs are rarely used in government offices, however in ________, Yucatán and Quintana Roo, Mayan calligraphy is written in Latin letters.

Question 6: However, works have also been made with felt-tip and ________, although these works do not employ angled lines.
United KingdomUnited StatesFountain penBallpoint pen

Question 7: Examples of modern printed styles are Song from the ________'s printing press, and sans-serif.
Song DynastyHan DynastyMing DynastyTang Dynasty

Question 8: Caoshu style was highly appreciated in ________ reign (140-87).
XinjiangEmperor Wu of HanHistory of the Han DynastyHan Dynasty

Question 9: The principal tools for a calligrapher are the ________, which may be flat- or round-nibbed, and the brush (Reaves and Schulte 2006; Child 1985; Lamb 1956).
Ballpoint penDip penFountain penPen

Question 10: The history of the slavonic and consequently Russian ________ differs fundamentally from the one of the Latin language.
Writing systemLatin alphabetArabic alphabetAlphabet


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