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Question 1: On the other hand, the Phoenician glassworkers exploited their glassblowing techniques and set up their workshops in the western territories of the Roman Empire first in ________ by the middle of the first century A.D.

Question 2: The modern lampworker uses a flame of oxygen and propane or ________.
Natural gasCoalPetroleumEnergy development

Question 3: WheatonArts and Cultural Center, ________, USA
Vineland, New JerseyBridgeton, New JerseyMaurice River Township, New JerseyMillville, New Jersey

Question 4: The molten glass is 'gathered' on to the blowpipe in much the same way that ________ is picked up on a dipper.
Honey beeEuropean honey beeHoneyBeekeeping

Question 5: [4][15] Glassblowing was greatly encouraged under the Roman rule, although Roman citizens could not be "in trade", in particular under the reign of ________, therefore glass was being blown in many areas of the Roman world.
DomitianAugustusRoman EmperorTiberius

Question 6: [13][19] Meanwhile, the glassblowing technique reached ________ and was described in a fragmentary poem printed on the papyrus which was dated to third century A.D.

Question 7: The Glass Pavilion at The Toledo Museum of Art, ________, USA
Columbus, OhioClevelandAkron, OhioToledo, Ohio

Question 8: The molten glass is attached to a stainless steel or ________ rod called a penty (or a penty rod, a pontil, or a mandrel) for shaping and transferring a hollow piece from the blowpipe for an opening to create from.

Question 9: Hollow iron rods, together with blown vessel fragments and glass waste dating to approximately fourth century A.D, were recovered from the glass workshop in Merida of Spain, as well as in Salona in ________.

Question 10: An outstanding example of the free-blowing technique is the ________ which is a cameo manufactured during the Roman period.
Portland VaseBritish MuseumAugustusParis (mythology)

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