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Time capsule: Quiz


Question 1: A time capsule is a historic cache of goods and/or information, usually intended as a method of communication with future people and to help future archaeologists, ________, and/or historians.
Social anthropologyAnthropologyCultureSocial sciences

Question 2: Westinghouse named the copper, chromium and silver alloy "________", claiming it had the same strength as mild steel.
IronWestinghouse Time CapsulesCarbonMolybdenum

Question 3: The ________ (1936) at Oglethorpe University, scheduled to be opened in 8113, is generally regarded to be the first successful implementation of a modern time capsule, although it was not called a time capsule at the time.
Crypt of CivilizationThornwell JacobsThomas Kimmwood PetersAtlanta

Question 4: ________ spools condensed the contents of a Sears Roebuck catalog, dictionary, almanac, and other texts.
Optical storageBlu-ray DiscMicroformHD DVD

Question 5: The book of record of the time capsule of Cupaloy — New York World's fair 1939, scanned book via ________
Calibre (software)Amazon KindleGoogle BooksInternet Archive

Question 6: Both the 1939 and 1965 ________ are meant to be opened in 6939.
CarbonWestinghouse Time CapsulesSilverMolybdenum

Question 7: Both capsules are buried 50 feet below ________, site of the Fair.
QueensNew York CityFlushing Meadows – Corona Park1964 New York World's Fair

Question 8: Time capsules are sometimes created and buried during celebrations such as a ________, a cornerstone laying for a building, or at other events.
Los AngelesLondonExpo (exhibition)Paris

Question 9: Discoveries of cultural significance are often found in standard archaeological digs as well as those from volcanic eruptions such as ________ and Vesuvius.


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