Twenty-two multiple-choice questions to test your knowledge of Gutenberg and the first printing in Europe. The test is not timed.
#1. Which of these was the first printed Bible?
The 36-Line Bible
The Great Mainz Bible
The King James Bible
#2. In which city did Gutenberg begin printing?
#3. Which style of font is used in the Gutenberg Bible?
#4. Most copies of the Gutenberg Bible were printed on...
#5. Why is the Gutenberg Bible sometimes called the B42?
Size of the font
Number of pages in a quire
Number of lines per page
#6. The main ingredient of early European metal type was
#7. The language of the Gutenberg Bible is
#8. How many copies of the Gutenberg Bible were printed?
#9. Approximately how many pages are in the Gutenberg Bible?
#10. Gutenberg's principal business partner was
#11. Gutenberg began printing in the
#12. Gutenberg's method of printing is commonly known as
#13. Which of these pages is from the Gutenberg Bible?
#14. Copies of the Gutenberg Bible have some elements printed or written in red. What is the technical term for this?
#15. While in Strasbourg, Gutenberg was involved in the manufacture of...
#16. Before printing the Bible, Gutenberg did NOT print...
Letters of Indulgence
#17. Which one of these was NOT an ingredient of Gutenberg's printing ink?
#18. The decorative initials in the Gutenberg Bible are...
printed from wood
printed from metal
drawn & painted by hand
#19. What size / format is the Gutenberg Bible?
#20. The Gutenberg Bible is...
the New Testament (NT) only
the Old Testament (OT) only
the Entire Bible (OT & NT)
only the Psalms
#21. Prior to a career in print, Peter Schoeffer had worked as a...
Calligrapher / copyist
Brewer of craft beers
#22. Who of these was Gutenberg's apprentice?