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Knowledge test: paper

How much paper does a person use each year? Where does the art of folding origami come from? Which animal likes to be in books? Test your paper knowledge!

The answers to the questions can be found below.

Question 1 of 10
What is the paper in your exercise books made of?

a) waste paper or wood

b) bamboo fibers

c) papyrus

Question 2 of 10
Where were records of paper making first found?

a) in China

b) in Germany

c) in ancient Greece

Question 3 of 10
How much paper does a person use on average?

a) 12 kilograms per year

b) 81 kilograms per year

c) 250 kilograms per year

Question 4 of 10
Where does the popular art of folding origami come from?

a) from Italy

b) from Japan

c) from Honolulu

Question 5 of 10
What did the term confetti originally refer to?

a) on clothes

b) on precipitation

c) on sweets

Question 6 of 10
Which animal likes to be in books?

a) the bookworm

b) the book louse

c) the book rat

Question 7 of 10
When was the first toilet paper factory founded in Germany?

a) 1783

b) 1830

c) 1928

Question 8 of 10
What is special about e-paper?

a) The displays reflect the light like paper

b) The displays are brighter than a normal computer screen

c) The font is larger than on the laptop

Question 9 of 10
What is a popular saying?

a) Paper is patient

b) Paper tears better than any stone

c) Anyone who has never painted paper does not know what art is

Question 10 of 10
A popular game on paper is sinking ships. Do you know another game that all you need is pen and paper?

a) Limp

b) cheese box

c) cowbell

Attention resolution!

Here are the answers to the review:

Question 1 of 10
What is the paper in your exercise books made of?

a) waste paper or wood ✔️

b) bamboo fibers ❌

c) papyrus ❌

Nowadays paper is either made from wood or obtained by recycling waste paper. When it is made from wood, the trunk is first stripped of its bark and then chopped up in the factory. The sawdust is ground even smaller and soaked in water. The result is a pulpy mass that is bleached, pressed and dried.

Question 2 of 10
Where were records of paper making first found?

a) in China ✔️

b) in Germany ❌

c) in ancient Greece ❌

Around the year 100 AD, the Chinese mentioned a process for making paper. They kept this procedure secret for several hundred years. Before that, people wrote on clay tablets, on papyrus or chiseled writing in stone.

Question 3 of 10
How much paper does a person use on average?

a) 12 kilograms per year ❌

b) 81 kilograms per year ❌

c) 250 kilograms per year ✔️

If you convert the world's paper consumption to a person, every citizen of the world uses 250 kilograms a year. That's the weight of around 50,000 sheets of paper.

Question 4 of 10
Where does the popular art of folding origami come from?

a) from Italy ❌

b) from Japan ✔️

c) from Honolulu ❌

The art of folding origami comes from Japan and is over 1000 years old. A square piece of paper is folded into a figure without the help of scissors or glue. Whether a simple paper airplane, delicate "crane" or elaborate kite: there are no limits to the folding imagination.

Question 5 of 10
What did the term confetti originally refer to?

a) on clothes ❌

b) on precipitation ❌

c) on sweets ✔️

Confetti comes from Italian (confetti / confetto = confectionery) and used to refer to sweets such as sugared nuts that were thrown into the crowd at Carnival, for example. When it rains confetti from the studio sky in television programs, you can assume that it is special confetti made of tissue paper or foil, as it flies much slower than normal confetti made of paper.

Question 6 of 10
Which animal likes to be in books?

a) the bookworm ❌

b) the book louse ✔️

c) the book rat ❌

The book louse is a wingless animal that likes to live in books, attack paper and turn it into dust.

Question 7 of 10
When was the first toilet paper factory founded in Germany?

a) 1783 ❌

b) 1830 ❌

c) 1928 ✔️

Hans Klenk founded the first factory for toilet paper in Ludwigsburg in 1928. At the time, it was made of rough crepe paper. The softer and more absorbent hygienic paper from America would not gain acceptance until 30 years later. By the way: August 26th is World Toilet Paper Day.

Question 8 of 10
What is special about e-paper?

a) The displays reflect the light like paper ✔️

b) The displays shine brighter than a normal computer screen ❌

c) The font is larger than on the laptop ❌

E-paper is the name given to display techniques for writing that should look like ink on paper. Unlike a computer monitor, for example, e-papers do not glow, but reflect light like normal paper. So you can only read it in the light.

Question 9 of 10
What is a popular saying?

a) Paper is patient ✔️

b) Paper tears better than any stone ❌

c) Anyone who has never painted paper does not know what art is ❌

"Paper is patient" means that contracts are not always kept and sometimes a lot of time elapses between a project and the actual implementation of this plan.

Question 10 of 10
A popular game on paper is sinking ships. Do you know another game that all you need is pen and paper?

a) Limping ❌

b) Cheese box ✔️

c) cowbell ❌

The cheese box game is about conquering as many boxes as possible in a given field on a squared sheet of paper with the help of lines.

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