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Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition: Quiz


Question 1: It has been used as a source by many modern projects including ________ and the Gutenberg Encyclopedia.
Urdu WikipediaEnglish WikipediaGerman WikipediaWikipedia

Question 2: Most of the work was done by a mix of journalists, ________ and other scholars.
British MuseumVictoria and Albert MuseumNational Gallery (London)Imperial War Museum

Question 3: Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th ed. 1911, separate volumes in several formats, on the ________
Amazon KindleGoogle BooksCalibre (software)Internet Archive

Question 4: Hooper sold the rights to Sears Roebuck of ________ in 1920, completing the Britannica's transition to becoming a substantially American venture.
ChicagoElmhurst, IllinoisBurr Ridge, IllinoisBlue Island, Illinois

Question 5: For example, the article on the vitamin deficiency disease ________ speculates that it is caused by a fungus, vitamins not having been discovered at the time.
ObesityObesity hypoventilation syndromeBeriberiFolate deficiency

Question 6: Among the then lesser-known contributors were some who would later become distinguished, such as Ernest Rutherford and ________.
Willard Van Orman QuineAristotleBertrand RussellAlfred North Whitehead

Question 7: Sir ________, in Another Part of the Wood (1974), wrote of the eleventh edition, "One leaps from one subject to another, fascinated as much by the play of mind and the idiosyncrasies of their authors as by the facts and dates.
Kenneth ClarkNational Gallery (London)United KingdomHenry Moore

Question 8: For example, it employs ________, such as the pathetic fallacy, which are not as common in modern texts.
Literary techniquePoetryNovelLiterature

Question 9: This edition of the encyclopedia is now in the ________, but the outdated nature of some of its content makes its use as a source for modern scholarship problematic.
Intellectual propertyCopyrightCopyright infringementPublic domain

Question 10: The 1911 edition is no longer restricted by ________, and it is available in several more modern forms.
Public domainCopyright on typefacesIntellectual propertyCopyright


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