Chapter 12 - "Printing" Quiz

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Chapter 12 - "Printing" Quiz

Welcome to Alec Thein's quiz for Chapter 12 "Printing". Created by: Alec TheinTCH150


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This Chinese inventor designed a system of printing that used individual pieces of clay type set in a wax matrix.
    • A. 

      Wang Zhen

    • B. 

      Donnie Yen

    • C. 

      Bi Sheng

    • D. 

      Iko Uwais

  • 2. 
    What was the first newspaper publishing outlet?
    • A. 

      The Daily Planet

    • B. 

      The Boston Tribune

    • C. 

      The Boston News-Letter

    • D. 

      Acta Diurnia

  • 3. 
    What European king needed scribes to write down his own words?
    • A. 

      Arthur

    • B. 

      Lannister

    • C. 

      Edward

    • D. 

      Charlemagne

  • 4. 
    This man's ideas had a huge impact on the psychological effects of printing, and also termed "The Gutenberg Galaxy."
  • 5. 
    The first steam-powered printing press was invented by Friedrich Koenig and Andreas Bauer in what year?
    • A. 

      1814

    • B. 

      1812

    • C. 

      1802

    • D. 

      1821

  • 6. 
    What was the cause of the American-Spanish war in 1898?
    • A. 

      Galvanization by newspapers

    • B. 

      Territorial Issues

    • C. 

      The destruction of American battleship "Maine"

    • D. 

      A story about Cuba reported in American newspapers

  • 7. 
    Where did printing first emerge from?
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      North America

    • C. 

      Southern India

    • D. 

      East Asia

  • 8. 
    With the ancient wine-press model, what components were required for the new types of ink? Check the correct answers.
    • A. 

      Linseed Oil

    • B. 

      Stone

    • C. 

      Color

    • D. 

      Lampblack

  • 9. 
    True or False: With the help of others, a Cherokee Indian "Sequoyah" constructed a written language so his people could effectively resist intruding settlers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Priests of Egypt in the age of pharaohs were able to refer to what, that allowed them to predict Nile river floods?