Introduction To Clay

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  • 1. 
    Pottery is one of the major uses of clay.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Coal and Clay are mined in a similar manner.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In Ceramics, the word ware means "pot" or "pottery."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Refractory means having resistance to thermal shock or melting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Wedging clay is somewhat like kneading bread dough.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Early potteries developed in deserts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Coal is the most universal material on earth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    90% of the earth's surface will eventually be clay.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The making of pottery was the beginning of the ceramics industry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Glass and cement are two important ceramic materials.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The most important material used in ceramics is iron.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Studio pottery is the product of individual potters or people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Most potters mine their own clay.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Over 100 million tons of clay are mined in the US yearly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Plaster is an important ceramic material.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The type of pottery we do in this class is studio pottery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Clay is commercially mined with picks and shovels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Iron impurities make some clay red.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Spark plugs are a refractory item.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Alkaline salts and steel restrict the use of most clay.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Plasticity is one of the three essential properties of clay.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Bentonite is not a very plastic clay.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Spark plugs are made of organic materials.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False