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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Various kinds of metals are added to different batches of glass to___________.
(a) Strengthen the glass.
(b) Color the glass.
(c) Seal the glass.
(d) Distort the glass.
2. What are these down spouts called?
3. In 1281 who dies?
(a) The Bishop of Chutreaux.
(b) The Pope.
(c) The King of France.
(d) The architect.
4. Why does work stop?
(a) The Chapter runs out of money.
(b) The Chapter decides to cancel the project.
(c) The Bishop no longer wants the cathedral completed.
(d) The architect dies.
5. What is the purpose of this pattern?
(a) It was symbolic of making a long pilgrimage to the cathedral in search of God's favor.
(b) It was symbolic of the connection between man and God.
(c) It was symbolic of the star over Bethlehem.
(d) It was symbolic of Jesus as the fisher of men.
6. The down spouts are stone sculptures made to look like ___________.
(a) Angelic cherubs.
(b) Stoic saints.
(c) Beautiful angels.
(d) Frightening monsters.
7. In what year is the spire completed?
8. Why are the roof timbers coated in this?
(a) To prevent them from buckling.
(b) To prevent them from rotting.
(c) To prevent them from falling down.
(d) To prevent them from catching on fire.
9. By 1330 what is finally completed?
(a) The nave.
(b) The altar.
(c) The pews.
(d) The windows.
10. Wooden arches, like ____________, are placed from pier to pier.
11. Sadly, in 1329 who dies?
(a) A member of the Chapter.
(b) Robert of Cormont.
(c) The Bishop.
(d) The Pope.
12. After the ribs are completed, carpenters install _____________.
(d) A keystone.
13. Why is each bell unique?
(a) They are each made by a different craftsman.
(b) They are each decorated with a different scene from the Bible.
(c) They are made in different cities by different workshops.
(d) The clay mold used to cast the bronze bell is destroyed during the casting process.
14. In 1280, the choir of the cathedral is ready to receive ___________.
(a) The crown molding.
(b) The vaulted ceiling.
(c) The stained glass windows.
(d) The roof.
15. Why are the people of Chutreaux lucky?
(a) The cathedral is basically finished.
(b) The clergy change their minds.
(c) Their work stoppage lasts only five years.
(d) The architect is quickly replaced.
Short Answer Questions
1. Huge sheets of roofing ________ are made on the ground and then hoisted into place.
2. The flying buttresses of the choir are completed and the centerings are readied for ___________.
3. What else does this ceiling also require?
4. To what might this unique device be compared?
5. Why are these wooden arches placed from pier to pier?
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