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Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. The smaller pieces are assembled into panes as large as __________ inches square, the pieces being held together by lead channels.
(a) Thirty.
(b) Sixty.
(c) Forty.
(d) Fifty.

4. Then the model is covered in about ______ inches of wax.
(a) Six.
(b) Eight.
(c) Four.
(d) Ten.

5. After the ribs are completed, carpenters install _____________.
(a) Tracery.
(b) Webbing.
(c) Lagging.
(d) A keystone.

6. How are these ingredients mixed?
(a) They are stirred very quickly.
(b) They are firmly pressed together.
(c) They are cooled to a low temperature very slowly.
(d) They are melted together at very high temperatures.

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

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

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. In 1281 who dies?
(a) The Bishop of Chutreaux.
(b) The Pope.
(c) The King of France.
(d) The architect.

11. Masons then lay courses of light __________ stones over the wooden spanners.
(a) Lagging.
(b) Webbing.
(c) Wood spanners.
(d) Tracery.

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

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

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

15. How large are these window panes?
(a) As large as fifty feet high.
(b) As large as seventy feet high.
(c) As large as sixty feet high.
(d) As large as eighty feet high.

Short Answer Questions

1. The process begins when a solid model of the bell is made in ___________.

2. Two wooden ___________ cross each other at the middle of the square.

3. The exterior of the wax is then carved into to create ___________.

4. Why is each bell unique?

5. What else does this ceiling also require?

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