What Do You Know About Tattoo?

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What Do You Know About Tattoo?

Tattoo are inscriptions on body for different purposes. Take this quiz to see if you think you know everything about the body art. We're curious about what you'll know also.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _______________ is a form of body modification where a design is made by inserting ink, dyes and pigments, either indelible or temporary, into the dermis layer of the skin to change the pigment
    • A. 

      Tattoo

    • B. 

      Inscription

    • C. 

      Mark

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Tattoos fall into __________ broad categories
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

  • 3. 
    The word tattoo  in the 18th century, is a loanword from the Polynesian word ____________
    • A. 

      Tau

    • B. 

      Tatte

    • C. 

      Tatau

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Tatau means ___________
    • A. 

      Write

    • B. 

      Read

    • C. 

      Design

    • D. 

      Remove

  • 5. 
    The English word tattoo is derived from the Dutch word _____________.
    • A. 

      Tautau

    • B. 

      Tatoo

    • C. 

      Taptoe

    • D. 

      Toeoe

  • 6. 
    The word tattoo was brought to Europe by _________
    • A. 

      Jane

    • B. 

      Cook

    • C. 

      John

    • D. 

      Joshua

  • 7. 
    The American Academy of Dermatology distinguishes __________ types of tattoos
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      7

  • 8. 
    In 2015, scientific re-assessment of the age of the two oldest known tattooed mummies, identified _________ as the oldest currently known example.
    • A. 

      Otzi

    • B. 

      Ötzi

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Ötzi was dated to ________
    • A. 

      20BC

    • B. 

      3,000BC

    • C. 

      3,250 BC

    • D. 

      30BC

  • 10. 
    It is a myth that the modern revival of tattooing stems from Captain James Cook's _______ voyages to the South Pacific in the late 18th century.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

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