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Vellum: Quiz


Question 1: French sources, closer to the original etymology, tend to define velin as from calf only, while the ________ defines parchment as made from the split skin of several species, and vellum from the unsplit skin.
ISO/IEC 27000International Organization for StandardizationStandards organizationBSI Group

Question 2: Most of the finer sort of ________ manuscripts, whether illuminated or not, were written on vellum.
High Middle AgesLate Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesMiddle Ages

Question 3: Vellum (from the ________ Vélin, for "calfskin")[1] is mammal skin prepared for writing or printing on, to produce single pages, scrolls, codices or books.
Old FrenchFrench languageEnglish languageRomance languages

Question 4: [7] True vellum is still used for Jewish scrolls, of the ________ in particular, for luxury book-binding, memorial books, and for various documents in calligraphy.

Question 5: True Vellum is typically stored in a stable environment with constant temperature and 30% (± 5%) ________.
Water vaporDew pointRelative humidityHeat index

Question 6: There is some confusion about the relationship between the words vellum and ________.

Question 7: Usually translucent, paper vellum in various sizes is often used in applications where tracing is required, such as ________.
Architectural drawingTransportation planningArchitectural planSite plan

Question 8: [4] The important distinction between vellum (or parchment) and ________ is that the former is not processed using tanning.
LeatherLeather skirtButtonWool

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