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The Hardest Stationery Quiz You'll Ever Take

Only true stationery addicts need apply.

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  1. If you wanted to draw attention to a particular part of text, which of these pens would be most suitable?

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  2. What is "indelible ink"?

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    Ink that cannot be removed
    Ink that is inedible
    Ink that smells particularly potent
    Ink that is washable
  3. What is the name of this hole?

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    Precision hole
    Ink hole
    Blow hole
    Breather hole
  4. Which of these is college-ruled paper?

  5. What style of handwriting is this? /
    Court hand
    Secretary Script
  6. Which popular retail company, widely known for its stationery, has this logo?
  7. The European system grades pencils using a continuum from H to B, but what do those letters stand for?

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    Hue and Blackness
    Hardness and Blackness
    Height and Breadth
    Hardness and Boldness
  8. According to the HB system, which of these would be a lighter-marking pencil?

  9. What are these called?

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    Washi tape
    Masking tape
    Gaffer tape
  10. What are the exact measurements of an A4 piece of paper?

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    10.52 x 6.54 inches
    11.69 x 8.27 inches
    12.32 x 7.58 inches
    13.12 x 9.43 inches
  11. What is the name of this printing technique?

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    Thermographic printing
  12. Which brand has the Guinness World Record for best selling pen?

  13. What is this type of notebook typically called?
    Drawing pad
    Legal pad
  14. What is this?
    A rubber pen
    An invisible ink pen
    A felt-tip pen
    An ink eraser
  15. What is the name of this planner?
  16. The 2004 Guinness World Record holder for largest collection of pens was recorded to have how many?

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The Hardest Stationery Quiz You'll Ever Take

Stationery Amateur

You're as familiar with stationery as the average person, but it's not something you go out of your way to know all about. You're barely familiar with the likes of Paperchase and Muji, and you can't remember the last time you actually went out of your way to buy a pen.

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Stationery Appreciator

You definitely know a thing or two about stationery, and appreciate a pretty notebook and a sturdy pen. Your knowledge isn't quite adept enough to qualify you as a real stationery addict, but you're close!

Stationery Appreciator
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Stationery Expert

It's safe to say you're a full-blown stationery addict. You pride yourself on the amount you know about your pens and paper, and you take the art of stationery hoarding very seriously. Your knowledge can't be matched.

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