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Oil lamp: Quiz


Question 1: Typologically, lamps of the Ancient ________ can be divided into six major categories
Atlantic OceanIndian OceanMediterranean SeaPacific Ocean

Question 2: The use of molds was first developed in Greece and ________ during the 3rd century BCE.

Question 3: This is a regional style lamp exclusively produced in ________ and found in the regions around it, between ca.

Question 4: Initially made in factories in Northern Italy and Southern ________ between 1st century and 3rd centuries CE, they were exported to all Roman provinces.
CeltsGaulsGaulLa Tène culture

Question 5: The oil burned in all of these lamps is traditionally ________.
ButterLardOlive oilSoybean

Question 6: Then, writing disappears until the ________ period (13th - 15th centuries CE).
Bahri dynastyMamlukMongol EmpireAyyubid dynasty

Question 7: Lamps can be categorized based on different criteria, including material (Clay, Silver, ________, Gold, Stone, slip), shape, structure, design, and imagery (e.g.

Question 8: The wick was made of different materials, linen, ________, papyrus, tow, or ordinary rush.

Question 9: In the epics Ramayana and ________, there are references of gold and silver lamps as well.
KrishnaMahabharataBhagavad GitaKurukshetra War

Question 10: They are then ________ fired, thus they may deviate or shrink from their original form.
Cement kilnCharcoalOxygenKiln


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