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Question 1: Litho: This is a commonly used abbreviation for ________, although the alternative names of transfer print or decal are also common.
PrintmakingLithographyOffset printingChromolithography

Question 2: Pottery which dates back to 10,000 BCE have also been excavated in ________.
Religion in ChinaProvince (China)Time in ChinaChina

Question 3: Because of its inherent limitations, wheel-work can only be used to create wares with radial symmetry on a ________.
Spherical coordinate systemParabolic coordinatesCartesian coordinate systemCylindrical coordinate system

Question 4: With respect to indoor air quality, workers can be exposed to fine particulate matter, ________ and certain heavy metals.
Hydrogen sulfideNitrous oxideNitric oxideCarbon monoxide

Question 5: Engobes used in this way often contain substantial amounts of ________, sometimes approaching the composition of a glaze.
QuartzSilicon dioxideAmethystOpal

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  Earliest known ceramics are the Gravettian figurines that date to 29,000 to 25,000 BC
  Contemporary pottery from Okinawa, Japan
  An Incipient Jōmon pottery vessel reconstructed from fragments (10,000-8,000 BCE), Tokyo National Museum, Japan
  Shaping on a potter's kick wheel; Gülşehir, Turkey

Question 7: The term 'agateware' is used to describe such wares in the United Kingdom; in Japan the term neriage is used and in ________, where such things have been made since at least the Tang Dynasty, they are called marbled wares.
Time in ChinaProvince (China)ChinaReligion in China

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Earliest known ceramics are the Gravettian figurines that date to 29,000 to 25,000 BC
  Unfired "green ware" pottery on a traditional drying rack at Conner Prairie living history museum.
  Handwork pottery in Kathmandu, Nepal
  Cupisnique pottery. Stirrup spout bottle with a feline-human representation. Larco Museum Collection. Lima-Peru

Question 9: For example, in the Chalcolithic period in Mesopotamia, Halafian pottery achieved a level of technical competence and sophistication, not seen until the later developments of Greek pottery with Corinthian and ________[citation needed].
Ancient GreecePottery of ancient GreeceAncient Greece and wineArchaic Greece

Question 10: A slip, made by mixing ________ body with water, is poured into a highly absorbent plaster mold.
Soil liquefactionSandClaySoil

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