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Question 1: Linen is preferred to cotton for its strength, durability and ________ integrity.

Question 2: It has a long "staple" (individual fiber length) relative to ________ and other natural fibers.

Question 3: Linen fabric is one of the preferred traditional supports for ________.
CanvasLeonardo da VinciOil paintingMedia (arts)

Question 4: The word linen is derived from the ________ for the flax plant, which is linum, and the earlier Greek linon.
Vulgar LatinLatinOld LatinRoman Empire

Question 5: The collective term "linens" is still often used generically to describe a class of woven and even ________ bed, bath, table and kitchen textiles.
SewingKnittingEmbroiderySpinning (textiles)

Question 6: ________ itself is perhaps the most famous linen producing center throughout history, during the Victorian era the majority of the worlds linen was produced in the city which gained it the name Linenopolis.
CardiffBelfastNorthern IrelandEdinburgh

Question 7: When the tomb of the Pharaoh ________, who died 1213 BC, was discovered in 1881, the linen wrappings were in a state of perfect preservation - after more than 3000 years.
Ramesses IIAhmose IAkhenatenSeti I

Question 8: lining, because linen was often used to create a lining for wool and ________ clothing
ButtonNylonLeatherLeather skirt

Question 9: The fibers are removed and the other parts such as ________, shive, and tow are set aside for other uses.

Question 10: Textiles in a linen-weave texture, even when made of ________, hemp and other non-flax fibers are also loosely referred to as "linen".

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