Pencil

Pencil

pencils - one of the most generic and widely used objects. but do you know about the history of the pencil as an item and artistic form?

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What is the metal bit at the end of a pencil called?

What is the metal bit at the end of a pencil called?
Ferrule
Haruno
Menner
Wynin
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Modern pencils contain lead - true or false?

Modern pencils contain lead - true or false?
True
False
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The word pencil is derived from the old latin word 'penis', true or false?

The word pencil is derived from the old latin word 'penis', true or false?
True
False
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What were the original pencils?

What were the original pencils?
Hint: 2 choices
Animal teeth dipped in tar
Camel hair brush
Thin metal stick
Mouse Bones
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The idea of making pencils orange was coined by a polish boxer named Dawid Kostecki, true or false?

The idea of making pencils orange was coined by a polish boxer named Dawid Kostecki, true or false?
True
False
6/10

When were mechanical pencils first recorded to exist?

When were mechanical pencils first recorded to exist?
1988
1890
1968
1565
7/10

This horse is named pencil - true or false?

This horse is named pencil - true or false?
True
False
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Sorry about the horse question!
Who were the two people to coin the idea of putting wood around pencils?

Sorry about the horse question! Who were the two people to coin the idea of putting wood around pencils?
Hint: 2 choices
Derek Pots
Lyndiana Bernacotti
Simonio Bernacotti
Simena Bernacotti
Artie Fact
Simon C. Munk
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Which country produces the most pencils?

Which country produces the most pencils?
Ukraine
China
New Zealand
Netherlands
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If you were to eat the graphite from a pencil, would you be harmed?

If you were to eat the graphite from a pencil, would you be harmed?
Yes
No