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Question 1: In the case of a metal or wax model, once dry, the ________ could be heated and the wax or metal melted until it could be poured from the mould (this process utilising wax is called the “lost wax“ technique).
Ceramic engineeringCeramicSolidCeramic materials

Question 2: This was mirrored in other trades and industries, and the economic decline appears to have been penultimate to the ________ itself.
Western Roman EmpireDecline of the Roman EmpireByzantine EmpireRoman Empire

Question 3: As metallurgical technology developed (hammering, melting, smelting, roasting, ________, moulding, smithing, etc.) , more metals were intentionally included in the metallurgical repertoire.
CopperCupellationGoldLead

Question 4: the alloy of predominately ________ with lead would harden the soft tin, allowing for a lead pewter which would prove its usefulness as cooking and tableware.
CopperAluminiumZincTin

Question 5: The province itself had be assimilated into the Empire through prolonged peaceful contact from 181 BC when the Romans colonised ________, a major trading centre between the two nations.
Cervignano del FriuliCividale del FriuliGemona del FriuliAquileia

Question 6: With the conquest of Eturia in 275 BC and the subsequent acquisitions due to the ________, Rome had the ability to stretch further into Transalpine Gaul and Iberia, both areas rich in minerals.
Punic WarsRoman RepublicThird Punic WarSecond Punic War

Question 7: Taken by ________ might, the unfortunate difference between the mines of Noricum and Dacia was the presence of a slave population as a workforce.
Military historyWarMilitaryMilitary science

Question 8: From the formation of the ________, Rome was an almost completely closed economy, not reliant on imports save the odd exotic prestige item.
Roman RepublicRoman EmpireWestern Roman EmpireByzantine Empire

Question 9: It was the importance placed on iron by the Romans throughout the Empire which finished the shift from the few cultures still using primarily bronze into the ________.
La Tène cultureAncient Near EastIron Age ChinaIron Age

Question 10: Metals and metal working had been known to the people of modern Italy since the ________.
Deverel-Rimbury cultureAncient Near EastBronze Age BritainBronze Age







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