Style And Fashion Terminology Trivia Quiz

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Welcome to our "Style and Fashion Terminology! Trivia Quiz"!” This quiz is tailored to test your knowledge of fashion terminology and industry jargon. Explore a diverse range of questions covering fashion terms, style concepts, designer labels, and iconic fashion moments. Challenge yourself with multiple-choice questions to assess your understanding of key terms in the fashion world. Whether you're a fashion enthusiast looking to expand your vocabulary or someone curious to learn more about the language of style, this quiz offers an engaging opportunity to explore the fascinating world of fashion terminology. Test your fashion IQ and see how well-versed you Read moreare in the language of style and fashion with our exciting trivia quiz!


Style and Fashion Terminology Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    What would you be using when goffering pleats or frills in a piece of fabric?

    • A.

      Starch

    • B.

      Scissors

    • C.

      An Iron

    • D.

      Needle and Thread

    • E.

      Pins

    Correct Answer
    C. An Iron
    Explanation
    A tube-shaped goffering iron is used to press frills, pleats and other narrow, awkward items.

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  • 2. 

    The term ligne is used to measure:

    • A.

      The fineness of a type of thread

    • B.

      The length of a piece of ribbon

    • C.

      The thickness of a lining fabric

    • D.

      The size of a button

    Correct Answer
    D. The size of a button
    Explanation
    "Ligne" is the official term of button measurements, originally based on the breadth of a candle’s wick.

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  • 3. 

    Which is the odd one out?

    • A.

      Alpaca

    • B.

      Angora

    • C.

      Cashmere

    • D.

      Duck

    • E.

      Mohair

    Correct Answer
    D. Duck
    Explanation
    "Duck" is a heavy linen or cotton canvas used for sails, etc., and derived from the Dutch "doek", meaning “cloth” or “canvas.” All the others are fabrics made from animal hair.

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  • 4. 

    Balloon, batwing, bell, and bishop are all types of what?

    • A.

      Pants

    • B.

      Capes

    • C.

      Sleeves

    • D.

      Bras

    Correct Answer
    C. Sleeves
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "sleeves" because all the other options - pants, capes, and bras - are different types of clothing items, whereas balloon, batwing, bell, and bishop are all types of sleeve designs commonly found in clothing.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these items would you wear on your shoes?

    • A.

      Aglet

    • B.

      Aiguillette

    • C.

      Baguette

    • D.

      Braguette

    • E.

      Coquette

    Correct Answer
    A. Aglet
    Explanation
    An "aglet" is the tiny metal or plastic cladding at the end of a shoelace that stops it from unraveling. As for the rest: an aiguillette is a military shoulder decoration; a "baguette" is a loaf of bread (and a handbag shaped like the loaf); a "braguette" is a codpiece; and a "coquette" is a flirty girl.

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  • 6. 

    What does "Avant-garde" mean in fashion?

    • A.

      Innovative and experimental

    • B.

      Classic and traditional

    • C.

      Simple and minimalist

    • D.

      Glamorous and extravagant

    Correct Answer
    A. Innovative and experimental
    Explanation
    "Avant-garde" in fashion describes innovative and experimental styles that push the boundaries of traditional fashion norms and conventions.

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  • 7. 

    What is a "Capsule Wardrobe"?

    • A.

      A small collection of essential clothing items

    • B.

      A collection of vintage clothing

    • C.

      A wardrobe filled with hats

    • D.

      A wardrobe with only designer clothing

    Correct Answer
    A. A small collection of essential clothing items
    Explanation
    A "Capsule Wardrobe" is a small collection of essential clothing items designed to be versatile, timeless, and easily mix-and-matchable to create various outfits.

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  • 8. 

    What is a "Maxi Dress"?

    • A.

      A short dress above the knees

    • B.

      A midi-length dress

    • C.

      A long dress that typically reaches the ankles

    • D.

      A dress with a maximum number of layers

    Correct Answer
    C. A long dress that typically reaches the ankles
    Explanation
    A "Maxi Dress" is a long dress that typically reaches the ankles, known for its flowing and elongated silhouette.

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  • 9. 

    What does "Boho-Chic" style represent?

    • A.

      Urban street style

    • B.

      Formal business attire

    • C.

      Preppy and polished look

    • D.

      A blend of bohemian and hippie aesthetics

    Correct Answer
    D. A blend of bohemian and hippie aesthetics
    Explanation
    "Boho-Chic" style represents a blend of bohemian and hippie aesthetics, characterized by free-spirited, eclectic, and unconventional fashion choices.

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  • 10. 

    What is "Athleisure" fashion?

    • A.

      Clothing designed for both exercise and everyday wear

    • B.

      Formal evening wear

    • C.

      Retro vintage clothing

    • D.

      Couture fashion

    Correct Answer
    A. Clothing designed for both exercise and everyday wear
    Explanation
    "Athleisure" fashion refers to clothing designed for both exercise and everyday wear, combining elements of athletic wear with casual, streetwear-inspired styles.

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