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The most common type of pencil casing is a thin ________ cylinder permanently bonded around the core. Choose the correct option.

Wooden
Graphite
Carbon
Plastic


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On 3 September 2007, Ashrita Furman displayed his giant pencil. It was a 8,200 kg pencil. What was the length of that pencil ?

66 feet long
76 feet long
86 feet long
96 feet long


On 3 September 2007, Ashrita Furman displayed his giant US$20,000 pencil – 76 feet (23 m) long, 18,000 pounds (8,200 kg) (with over 4,500 pounds (2,000 kg) for the graphite centre) – after three weeks of creation in August 2007 as a birthday gift for teacher Sri Chinmoy.

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Which firm invented the EPCON Pencil ?

D. Little
E. Little
F. Little
G. Little


Invented by Arthur D. Little for Empire Pencil Company in the early 1970s; commercialised by Empire as the "EPCON" Pencil. These pencils were co-extruded, extruding a plasticised graphite mix within a wood-composite core.

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How many color are contained in a Quadrachromic Pencil ?

2
3
4
5


The Quadrachromic Pencil is a slightly enlarged pencil with four colours equally partitioned on the tip. The use of each colour while drawing is accomplished by rotating the pencil between the fingers.

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In which country, the oldest pencil of the world has been found ?

Germany
France
China
India


The world’s oldest surviving pencil was found in the roof of an old German house during renovations, and dates back to the 17th century. It is now part of the Faber-Castell private collection.

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In which country, the actual wooden pencils were produced in the mid seventeenth century ?

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America
Italy
Germany
France


Although the wood cases for the pencil were first thought of by the Italians, several years later,but the actual wooden pencils were produced in the mid seventeenth century, in Germany.

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The Graf von Faber-Castell Perfect pencil (Limited Edition) is the worlds most expensive pencil. What is the cost of these pencils(per item) ?

Euro: 3,000
Euro: 6,000
Euro: 9,000
Euro: 12,000


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How writers removed mistakes when there were no rubbers ?

Using Paper
Using Bread Crumb
Using Stick
Using Dust


French researchers also hit on the idea of using caoutchouc, a vegetable gum now known as rubber, to erase pencil marks. Until then, writers removed mistakes with bread crumbs.

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Which country produce more than 50% pencil right now ?

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America
Germany
India
China


More than half of all pencils come from China. In 2004, factories there turned out 10 billion pencils, enough to circle the earth more than 40 times.

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John Steinbeck used a lot of pencils, sometimes as many as _____ each day.

10
30
60
80


His novel East of Eden took more than 300 pencils to write

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