Statistics for Materials from History

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  • This quiz has been taken 80 times
  • The average score is 9 of 19

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Clues Material % Correct
Frequently used by the Chinese and Maya, among others. Comes in a variety of colours, but the most famous is green.Jade
91%
Type of material stave churches are constructed from.Wood
87%
The three materials that the Dead Sea Scrolls are made out of.Papyrus
83%
The three materials that the Dead Sea Scrolls are made out of.Parchment
65%
Daguerreotypes use a sheet of copper plated with this material.Silver
65%
Used by the Romans and during modern times. Buildings that have used it include the Pantheon and Fallingwater.Concrete
64%
Type of stone used for Angkor Wat, Liverpool Cathedral and Petra.Sandstone
63%
Materials used in the Bayeux Tapestry (not including the dye).Wool
56%
Precious stone that was traded from the North and Baltic Seas to the Mediterranean in prehistoric and ancient times. Originally formed from an organic material.Amber
48%
Building material made from earth and organic materials. A Spanish word.Adobe
45%
Colour of the marble from Verona, used in the Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica in Venice. Specifically, it was used for a staircase within the former and for columns within the latter.Red
43%
Material that the colour ultramarine was originally made from. Makes up parts of Tutankhamen's burial mask.Lapis lazuli
43%
Materials used in the Bayeux Tapestry (not including the dye).Linen
41%
Material used in the sculptures of the Nok culture, the Etruscan Apollo of Veii and the Imperial roof decorations of China.Terracotta
40%
The three materials that the Dead Sea Scrolls are made out of.Bronze
37%
German alchemist Hennig Brand once tried to make gold from urine, but created this element instead.Phosphorus
17%
Type of iron used to make a dagger, bracelet and headrest found in Tutankhamen's tomb, and several axes from the Shang dynasty.Meteoric
11%
Animal product that was used to make the dyes Tyrian purple and Tekhelet in the ancient world.Mucus
8%
Material used to make the rope bridge Queshuachaca.Grass
4%

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