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Multiple Choice Questions

1. This period marks a huge transition in ____________________ of the cathedral.
(a) The design of the construction.
(b) The personnel of the construction.
(c) The funding of the construction.
(d) The desire to see the construction.

2. Who replaces William of Planz?
(a) Robert of Normandy.
(b) Robert of Burgundy.
(c) Robert of Vane.
(d) Robert of Cormont.

3. In 1302 the glass makers begin to make the colored glass for ___________.
(a) The sculptures.
(b) The huge cathedral windows.
(c) The floor tiles.
(d) The skylights.

4. What do the people do during this time to raise money?
(a) They have a bake sale.
(b) The write letters to the Pope.
(c) They display the remains of Saint Germain and request financial donations.
(d) They ask the king to help them.

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

6. Who replaces this man?
(a) Etienne of Gaston.
(b) Jeanne d'Arc.
(c) Phillippe of Visoir.
(d) John Paul.

7. Why are the people of Chutreaux lucky?
(a) The architect is quickly replaced.
(b) The cathedral is basically finished.
(c) Their work stoppage lasts only five years.
(d) The clergy change their minds.

8. A tympanum, or ________________, is created to go above each door.
(a) Spire.
(b) Semicircular sculpted panel.
(c) Down spout.
(d) Belfry.

9. They meet at the center of the bay in a crossing pattern and are locked together by what?
(a) Mortar.
(b) Cement.
(c) A steel keystone.
(d) A specially-shaped keystone.

10. The finished wax represents ___________.
(a) The last step in the bell-making process.
(b) The general size of the bell.
(c) The general shape of the bell.
(d) The size, thickness, and shape of the bell.

11. The glass itself is made from ___________.
(a) Limestone and soda ash.
(b) Dolomite and limestone.
(c) Beechwood ash and washed sand.
(d) Sodium bicarbonate and silica.

12. Soon thereafter who dies and is replaced?
(a) The Chapter.
(b) The architect.
(c) The Pope.
(d) The Bishop.

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

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

15. These larger sections are then installed between stone ____________ and iron reinforcing bars to create individual window panes.
(a) Millions.
(b) Mallions.
(c) Mullions.
(d) Mellions.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is each bell unique?

2. The construction of the roof continues as the frames are set up with ___________.

3. The down spouts are stone sculptures made to look like ___________.

4. Wooden arches, like ____________, are placed from pier to pier.

5. In what year is the spire completed?

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