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Windmill sail: Quiz


Question 1: [5] Others are known to have existed at Haverhill, Suffolk,[6] Boxford, Suffolk and Roxwell, ________.

Question 2: In ________ mills the sailcloth was wound in and out of a ladder type arrangement of sails.
High Middle AgesMiddle AgesEarly Middle AgesLate Middle Ages

Question 3: [7] Annular sails were also employed on large wind engines, such as the Titt engine at Crux Easton, ________.

Question 4: Sails are colloquially known as sweeps in ________ and Sussex, primarily due to the physical movement they perform and also that their construction does not necessarily involve sailcloth or canvas.

Question 5: This type of sail was popular in Yorkshire, although the only remaining mill with roller reefing sails intact is Ballycopeland Windmill in ________.
United KingdomIrish peopleScotlandNorthern Ireland

Question 6: The millwright Van Bussel of Weert produced a similar system, with an ________ on the leading edge.
AirfoilStall (flight)Lift (force)Wingtip device


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