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Question 1: In 1893, Edward Drummond Libbey exhibited a dress at the World's Columbian Exposition incorporating glass fibers with the diameter and texture of ________ fibers.
SilkLinenSpandexKente cloth

Question 2: S-glass is a high-strength formulation for use when ________ is the most important property.
Young's modulusAluminiumTensile strengthYield (engineering)

Question 3: A recycling program begun in 2009 in ________, will ship crushed recycled glass, called cullet, to the Owens Corning plant that will use it as raw material for fiberglass making.
Kansas City Metropolitan AreaOlathe, KansasKansas City, KansasWyandotte County, Kansas

Question 4: As with many other composite materials (such as ________), the two materials act together, each overcoming the deficits of the other.
Reinforced concreteCorrosionBeam (structure)Steel

Question 5: [5] Because glass has an ________ structure, its properties are the same along the fiber and across the fiber.
SolidGlass transitionLiquidAmorphous solid

Question 6: At 1,713 °C (3,115 °F), most of the ________ can move about freely.

Question 7: These atoms then form a network bonded at the corners by sharing the ________ atoms.

Question 8: A-glass is an industry term for ________ glass, often bottles, made into fiber.
RecyclingWaste minimisationAluminium recyclingGlass recycling

Question 9: It is used as a reinforcing agent for many polymer products; the resulting ________, properly known as fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) or glass-reinforced plastic (GRP), is called "fiberglass" in popular usage.
Composite materialCarbon fiber-reinforced polymerPolyesterFiber reinforced concrete

Question 10: It is marketed under the trade name Fiberglas, which has become a ________.
CopyrightGenericized trademarkPublic domainMoral rights (copyright law)


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