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Question 1: The earliest known reference to a fulling mill in France, which dates from about 1086, was discovered in ________.

Question 2: In ________, a fulling mill is called a pandy.
ScotlandUnited KingdomEnglandWales

Question 3: This was vital in the case of woollens, made from short staple ________, but not for worsted materials made from long staple wool.

Question 4: From the medieval period, however, it often was carried out in a ________.
WatermillAl-AndalusMuslim Agricultural RevolutionWater wheel

Question 5: Other early references belonged to the ________ by 1185.
CrusadesKnights Templar legendsKnights TemplarJacques de Molay

Question 6: The second function of fulling was to thicken cloth, by matting the fibres together to give it strength and increase waterproofing (________).
FeltTextile printingTextileWeaving

Question 7: For example, the "mats" that form in cat fur and human hair "________" are formed by a similar process of locking the microscopic scales of the hair together.
DreadlocksAfrican diasporaPakistanRastafari movement

Question 8: Fulling or tucking or walking ("waulking" in ________) is a step in woollen clothmaking which involves the cleansing of cloth (particularly wool) to eliminate oils, dirt, and other impurities, and making it thicker.
EnglandUnited KingdomWalesScotland

Question 9: By the time of the Crusades in the late eleventh century, fulling mills were active throughout the medieval Islamic world, from Islamic Spain and North Africa in the west to ________ in the east.
Middle EastSiberiaSouth AsiaCentral Asia

Question 10: These mills became widespread during the thirteenth century and occur in most counties of ________ and Wales, but were largely absent in areas only engaged in making worsteds.
United KingdomBritish peopleScotlandEngland

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