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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The glass is removed from the pipe and _________.
(a) Heated.
(b) Cooled.
(c) Polished.
(d) Pressed.

2. These sheets are used to cover ___________________ making a weatherproof roof.
(a) The wooden frame.
(b) The shingles.
(c) The lead frame.
(d) The roof boards.

3. It is then cut into shape using a tool called ________ iron.
(a) A grazing.
(b) A grozing.
(c) A gruzing.
(d) A grizing.

4. Each of the bays is the square area between ________ piers at the corners.
(a) Six.
(b) Seven.
(c) Five.
(d) Four.

5. A unique device used for raising supplies is known as what?
(a) The great lever.
(b) The great elevator.
(c) The great wheel.
(d) The great lifter.

6. __________ drain pipes are located around the roof and lead to stone gutters across the flying buttresses.
(a) Steel.
(b) Lead.
(c) Iron.
(d) Copper.

7. Does this transition period interrupt the work on the cathedral?
(a) Only later.
(b) Yes.
(c) Only at first.
(d) No.

8. The wax is then coated in ___________.
(a) Steel.
(b) Copper.
(c) More clay and plaster of Paris.
(d) Cement.

9. To what might this unique device be compared?
(a) An elevator.
(b) A pulley.
(c) A crane.
(d) A wheel for guinea pigs.

10. Why does work stop?
(a) The Bishop no longer wants the cathedral completed.
(b) The Chapter runs out of money.
(c) The Chapter decides to cancel the project.
(d) The architect dies.

11. The cathedral's three huge doors are built--the center door is almost _____________ feet high.
(a) Fifty.
(b) Thirty.
(c) Forty.
(d) Twenty-five.

12. By 1332 the___________________, of the cathedral is nearly complete.
(a) Back, or east end.
(b) Front, or west end.
(c) Front, or north end.
(d) Back, or south end.

13. The roof timbers are thickly coated in ___________.
(a) Resin.
(b) Pitch.
(c) Asbestos.
(d) Glue.

14. During the year, William of Planz decides ___________.
(a) He is no longer interested in this building project.
(b) He is too old to continue working.
(c) He wants to change part of the design.
(d) He is too ill to continue working.

15. The process begins when a solid model of the bell is made in ___________.
(a) Clay.
(b) Clay and plaster of Paris.
(c) Plaster of Paris.
(d) Cement.

Short Answer Questions

1. The ribs themselves carry the weight of __________, or ceiling stones.

2. In what year is the spire completed?

3. The moldings and capitals are also finished and stone slabs are laid on the floor in what pattern?

4. Once the mold is broken away, revealing the finished bell, the bells are shipped to the cathedral and hoisted into ___________.

5. These drain pipes then go to down spouts located on ___________.

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