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Mail (armour): Quiz


Question 1: The ________ use mail gloves for dealing with knife-armed aggressors.
Sovereign Base Areas PoliceLaw enforcement in IrelandRoyal Gibraltar PoliceLaw enforcement in the United Kingdom

Question 2: The word chainmail is a pleonasm and a neologism: in the ________ and Renaissance, "mail", "mayle" or chain was the English name for it, while maille was the common French name for it.
Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesHigh Middle AgesLate Middle Ages

Question 3: During ________, mail was evaluated as a material for bullet proof vests, but results were unsatisfactory as the rings would fragment and further aggravate the damage.
World War IWestern Front (World War I)Caucasus CampaignArmenian Genocide

Question 4:
By the 14th century, ________ was commonly used to supplement mail.
CuirassPlate armourKettle hatMail (armour)

Question 5: It was frequently used for the ________ of military uniforms.
EpauletteSergeantBritish ArmyMilitary rank

Question 6: It is still used in this form by the British Territorial Army, and the Royal Canadian Armour Corps of the ________.
Canadian Forces Land Force CommandCanadian ForcesLand Force Quebec AreaLand Force Western Area

Question 7: In ________, the 4-to-1 pattern was completely dominant.
EuropeWestern EuropeEastern EuropeBalkans

Question 8: Both would have been made using ________.
Cast ironBlast furnaceSteelWrought iron

Question 9: Historically, in Europe, from the pre-Roman period on, the rings composing a piece of mail would be ________ closed to reduce the chance of the rings splitting open when subjected to a thrusting attack or a hit by an arrow.

Question 10: ________ powered drawing mills are pictured in several period manuscripts.
Water wheelMuslim Agricultural RevolutionHydraulicsWatermill

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