Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Pages 41 - 59.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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.

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

3. Workmen reach the scaffolding by using ______________ built into the walls of the cathedral.
(a) The stone circular staircases.
(b) Stilts.
(c) An elevator.
(d) The wooden circular staircases.

4. The master quarryman supervises about ____________ men cutting limestone.
(a) Three hundred.
(b) Thirty thousand.
(c) Thirty.
(d) Three thousand.

5. In the spring of _________ the Bishop of Chutreaux blesses the first foundation stone and it is lowered into the excavated foundations.
(a) 1235.
(b) 1253.
(c) 1325
(d) 1352.

Short Answer Questions

1. During this time the new stonework and new in-place mortar are covered with what?

2. The masons place the stones while who mix and apply the mortar?

3. The buttresses must be built upon temporary wooden frames called ____________.

4. The flying buttresses work by transferring downward forces from the walls to ___________.

5. What does each master craftsman then establish?

(see the answer key)

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