Ultimate Pottery Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which Englishman produced the first porcelain in England?
    • A. 

      Charles Gouyn

    • B. 

      Alboin Birks

    • C. 

      Josiah Wedgwood

    • D. 

      Nicholas Sprimont

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not an essential element of pottery glaze?
    • A. 

      Nickel

    • B. 

      Refractory

    • C. 

      Vitrifying Element

    • D. 

      Silica

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a type of pottery wheel?
    • A. 

      Spindle Wheel

    • B. 

      Leach Treadle Wheel

    • C. 

      Lockerbie Kick Wheel

    • D. 

      Electric Wheel

  • 4. 
    What is the main component of clay?
    • A. 

      Aluminum Oxide

    • B. 

      Carbon Monoxide

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Silicon Oxide

  • 5. 
    Which term describes molded bands that encircle pottery vessels?
    • A. 

      Molds

    • B. 

      Bellarmines

    • C. 

      Cordons

    • D. 

      Circulars

  • 6. 
    Where on the surface were "border ware" vessels typically glazed?
    • A. 

      Decorative Molds Only

    • B. 

      Exterior Only

    • C. 

      Interior Only

    • D. 

      Everywhere

  • 7. 
    Which is the term for scratching designs into wet clay?
    • A. 

      Imprinting

    • B. 

      Incising

    • C. 

      Screen Printing

    • D. 

      Scratching

  • 8. 
    What is the purest type of pottery?
    • A. 

      Earthenware

    • B. 

      Marble

    • C. 

      Porcelain

    • D. 

      Stoneware

  • 9. 
    In which century was the finest English porcelain produced?
    • A. 

      14th Century

    • B. 

      21st Century

    • C. 

      18th Century

    • D. 

      10th Century

  • 10. 
    Which is the name of the pottery glazing technique first used by the Babylonians in the Middle East?
    • A. 

      Majolica

    • B. 

      Stoneware

    • C. 

      Feathering

    • D. 

      Terra-Cotta

  • 11. 
    Which type of earthenware appeared in Italy in the late 1300's?
    • A. 

      Delft

    • B. 

      Majolica

    • C. 

      Blanc Et Noir

    • D. 

      Kenzan

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