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Question 1: After the oil-based image was put on the surface, a solution of ________ in water was applied, the gum sticking only to the non-oily surface.
NigerNigeriaMauritaniaGum arabic

Question 2: A wide range of oil-based media is available, but the durability of the image on the stone depends on the ________ content of the material being used, and its ability to withstand water and acid.
CarbohydrateSteroidMetabolismLipid

Question 3: Lithography was invented by Alois Senefelder in ________ in 1796.
MoraviaBohemiaPragueCzech Republic

Question 4: This allows a flat print plate to be used, enabling much longer and more detailed print runs than the older physical methods of printing (e.g., intaglio printing, ________).
Movable typeTypographyCalligraphyLetterpress printing

Question 5: Modern printing plates have a brushed or roughened texture and are covered with a photosensitive ________.
Dosage formColloidCream (pharmaceutical)Emulsion

Question 6: For instance, the positive part of an image would be a ________, or "water hating" chemical, while the negative image would be hydrophilic or "water loving".
Chemical polaritySuperhydrophobeHydrophileHydrophobe

Question 7: In the early days of lithography, a smooth piece of ________ was used (hence the name "lithography"—"lithos" (λιθος) is the ancient Greek word for stone).
Carbonate rockKarst topographySedimentary rockLimestone

Question 8: Serilith are mixed media original prints created in a process where an artist uses the ________ and serigraph process.
Offset printingChromolithographyLithographyPrintmaking

Question 9: ________ is considered a master in lithography, and many of his prints were created using this process.
RomeItalySpainM. C. Escher

Question 10: During the first years of the nineteenth century, lithography made only a limited impact on ________, mainly because technical difficulties remained to be overcome.
Visual artsPrintmakingIntaglio (printmaking)Woodcut







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