National Lace Day Trivia Quiz

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Are you ready to take this National Lace Day trivia quiz? Do you know the origins and significance of this holiday? Check out this informative quiz and assess yourself. The origins of National Lace Day are unclear, but the intent is clear. Celebrated on October 1, National Lace Day honors the rich history of lacemaking, and people wear the best lace dresses in celebration. On this day, people come together to celebrate lacemaking's delicacy and honor the craftspeople behind it. Let's learn more about this auspicious day by attempting this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is true regarding lace?

    • A.

      Lace is a woolen cloth.

    • B.

      Lace is a delicate fabric made of yarn or thread.

    • C.

      It is made of threads by hand or machine.

    • D.

      Both B and C

    Correct Answer
    D. Both B and C
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Both B and C". This is because lace is a delicate fabric made of yarn or thread, and it can be made either by hand or machine using threads.

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  • 2. 

    When was lace first used in England?

    • A.

      Mid-1400s

    • B.

      Mid-1500s

    • C.

      Mid-1600s

    • D.

      Mid-1700s

    Correct Answer
    B. Mid-1500s
    Explanation
    Lace was first used in England during the mid-1500s.

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  • 3. 

    Who brought Venetian lacemakers to France?

    • A.

      Catherine de Medici

    • B.

      King Henry II

    • C.

      Beatrice d'Este

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Catherine de Medici
    Explanation
    Catherine de Medici brought Venetian lacemakers to France.

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  • 4. 

    Which country is the largest importer of garments in the world?

    • A.

      India

    • B.

      China

    • C.

      The United States 

    • D.

      Japan

    Correct Answer
    C. The United States 
    Explanation
    The United States is the largest importer of garments in the world. This is because the country has a large population with high purchasing power, and there is a strong demand for clothing. The United States also has a thriving fashion industry, with many popular brands and retailers, which contributes to the high import of garments. Additionally, the United States has a diverse population with different fashion preferences, leading to a wide variety of garments being imported from different countries to cater to these preferences.

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  • 5. 

    When was America’s first lacemaking factory opened?

    • A.

      1818

    • B.

      1820

    • C.

      1918

    • D.

      1990

    Correct Answer
    A. 1818
    Explanation
    In 1818, America's first lacemaking factory was opened.

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  • 6. 

    Ipswich opened its first lace-making factory in 1824.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. Ipswich did indeed open its first lace-making factory in 1824. This indicates that lace-making was a significant industry in Ipswich during that time period.

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  • 7. 

    Which type of lace is made with bobbins and a pillow?

    • A.

      Bobbin lace

    • B.

      Chemical lace

    • C.

      Knitted lace

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Bobbin lace
    Explanation
    Bobbin lace is made using bobbins and a pillow. Bobbins are small cylindrical objects around which the threads are wound, and the pillow is a cushion used as a base for creating the lace. The lace is made by crossing and twisting the threads around the pins on the pillow, creating intricate patterns and designs. Chemical lace and knitted lace, on the other hand, are made using different techniques and tools. Therefore, the correct answer is Bobbin lace.

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  • 8. 

    Crocheted lace includes

    • A.

      Pineapple crochet

    • B.

      Irish crochet,

    • C.

      Filet crochet

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above" because crocheted lace can refer to any type of lace that is made using crochet techniques. Pineapple crochet, Irish crochet, and filet crochet are all different styles of crocheted lace. Therefore, all of these options are included in crocheted lace.

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  • 9. 

    What were things used to make lace in the early days?

    • A.

      Linen

    • B.

      Silk

    • C.

      Gold

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    In the early days, lace was made using various materials such as linen, silk, and even gold. These materials were carefully crafted and woven together to create intricate lace patterns. Linen was commonly used due to its durability and availability, while silk added a touch of luxury and elegance to the lace. Gold was also occasionally used to create ornate and extravagant lace designs. Therefore, all of the mentioned materials were utilized in the production of lace in the early days.

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  • 10. 

    ________ is called Point d'Angleterre in France to this day.

    • A.

      Venice lace

    • B.

      Brussels lace

    • C.

      Italy lace

    • D.

      Germany lace

    Correct Answer
    B. Brussels lace
    Explanation
    Brussels lace is called Point d'Angleterre in France to this day.

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