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Question 1: Beginning in the late Middle Ages manuscripts began to be produced on ________.
PaperPapermakingPulp (paper)Fourdrinier machine

Question 2: ________ is the study of historical handwritten scripts, and codicology the related study of other physical aspects of manuscript codexes.
DiacriticZPalaeographyLatin-derived alphabet

Question 3: A very few illuminated manuscript fragments survive on ________.
PapyrusEgyptAncient EgyptOxyrhynchus Papyri

Question 4: Thousands of digital images from the ________'s renowned collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts
The Morgan Library & MuseumNational Historic LandmarkJ. P. Morgan, Jr.William Blake

Question 5: Founders' and benefactors' book of ________, early 16th century
Tewkesbury AbbeyGreat Malvern PrioryBath AbbeySherborne Abbey

Question 6: Wealthy people often had richly illuminated "________" made, which set down prayers appropriate for various times in the liturgical day.
Liturgical yearBreviaryCanonical hoursBook of hours

Question 7: Sheets of ________ or vellum, animal hides specially prepared for writing, were cut down to the appropriate size.

Question 8: Finally, the ________, very commonly the personal devotional book of a wealthy layperson, was often richly illuminated in the Gothic period.
Canonical hoursBook of hoursLiturgical yearBreviary

Question 9: Had it not been for the monastic scribes of Late Antiquity, the entire literature of ________ and Rome would have perished; as it was, the patterns of textual survivals were shaped by their usefulness to the severely constricted literate group of Christians.

Question 10: 1407, Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire, ________
United KingdomEnglandWalesScotland

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