Trivia On Pottery

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which ancient group produced vases that were famous for their beauty and symmetry?
    • A. 

      Italians

    • B. 

      Spanish

    • C. 

      Greeks

    • D. 

      French

  • 2. 
    Which term describes the process of mixing clay by hand by rotating and pressing a ball on a table?
    • A. 

      Balling

    • B. 

      Rocking

    • C. 

      Rolling

    • D. 

      Wedging

  • 3. 
    Along with kaolin, what is the second main ingredient in porcelain?
    • A. 

      Feldspar

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Petuntse

    • D. 

      Iron

  • 4. 
    Which type of pottery did Lucy Lewis, a Native American, create?
    • A. 

      Chinese

    • B. 

      European

    • C. 

      Central American

    • D. 

      Southwest

  • 5. 
    Which type of Japanese porcelain is usually colored red and blue?
    • A. 

      Kaolin

    • B. 

      Imari

    • C. 

      Flux

    • D. 

      Reduction

  • 6. 
    What is the clay body or paste of a ceramic?
    • A. 

      Tail

    • B. 

      Fabric

    • C. 

      Torso

    • D. 

      Body

  • 7. 
    Why does earthenware pottery crack and chip more easily than other types?
    • A. 

      Less Clay In Mixture

    • B. 

      Low Baking Temperature

    • C. 

      Less Baking Time

    • D. 

      Weaker Materials Used

  • 8. 
    Which term describes pottery that has dried out completely and can no longer be worked with?
    • A. 

      Brittle Bones

    • B. 

      Greenware

    • C. 

      Brownware

    • D. 

      Dried Out

  • 9. 
    A liquid mixture of clay and water that is applied to pottery surfaces is called what?
    • A. 

      Silt

    • B. 

      Clay Water

    • C. 

      Slip

    • D. 

      Porringer

  • 10. 
    Which is the term for a notched wheel that can be run over wet clay to create patterns?
    • A. 

      Grog

    • B. 

      Pattern Knob

    • C. 

      Roller

    • D. 

      Coggle

  • 11. 
    What is the term for using pottery to form hollow containers?
    • A. 

      Jug Ware

    • B. 

      Container Ware

    • C. 

      Drink Ware

    • D. 

      Hollow Ware

  • 12. 
    What is the name of the fine white clay that is used to make porcelain?
    • A. 

      Kaolin

    • B. 

      Feldspar

    • C. 

      Flint

    • D. 

      Copper

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