IT's Not What You Wear, IT's How You Wear IT

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To celebrate the release of Te Ara's story about clothes, this quiz is all about fashion and clothing. I thought a top-down approach would be most effective. Well, I started with the head all right, and question 10 is a footwear question, but the middle is anyone's guess. It's a good thing anything goes around here.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A restaurant I waitressed in used to create the most beautiful desserts, and on a number of occasions, upon hearing people 'ooh' and 'ahh' when they received their dessert, the owner would say, 'Ooh, you could pop it on your head and wear it to the races.' The races are one of the few occasions in modern life where women still wear hats. What is the name of a popular alternative to a hat? Find the answer in Te Ara
    • A. 

      Meringue

    • B. 

      Fascinator

    • C. 

      Amazinator

  • 2. 
    Still on the dressing 'up' theme, wing collars would most likely be worn by whom? Find the answer in Te Ara
    • A. 

      A groom

    • B. 

      A flight instructor

    • C. 

      A priest

  • 3. 
    A groom in a Muslim wedding will often arrive at the wedding wearing a garland of flowers or tinsel over his face. What is this known as? Find the answer in Te Ara
    • A. 

      A shahara

    • B. 

      A sehra

    • C. 

      A salwar

  • 4. 
    Suits are also commonly worn to weddings in New Zealand. My father wore a fantastic chocolate brown one when he married my mother in the 70s, reminiscent of this. What kind of suit is it likely he wore? Find the answer in Te Ara
    • A. 

      A lounge suit

    • B. 

      A frock coat

    • C. 

      A morning suit

  • 5. 
    To complement him, my mother wore a floaty dark green and autumnal-toned dress, that set off her red hair perfectly. Although anything goes with weddings today, a flash white dress is still popular. However, in which 20th century decade were brides much more restrained? Find the answer in Te Ara
    • A. 

      1920s

    • B. 

      1940s

    • C. 

      1960s

  • 6. 
    Priests and clergy wear many special garments, or vestments. The sleeveless garment worn over the gown is known as what? Find the answer in Te Ara
    • A. 

      Cassock

    • B. 

      Thurible

    • C. 

      Chasuble

  • 7. 
    St Faith's Anglican Church in Rotorua depicts Christ in a window appearing to walk on the lake waters that the window looks out onto. What is he wearing? Find the answer in Te Ara
    • A. 

      A loin cloth and sandals

    • B. 

      A korowai (cloak)

    • C. 

      A seamless robe

  • 8. 
    How is a korowai made? Find the answer in Te Ara
    • A. 

      Knitting

    • B. 

      Weaving

    • C. 

      Sewing

  • 9. 
    Up until now, it's all been about formal wear. So, what is the name of an Australasian garment, whose brand name has become a generic name, and a name that is synonymous with a type of beer bottle? Find the answer in Te Ara
    • A. 

      Caguamas

    • B. 

      Long necks

    • C. 

      Stubbies

  • 10. 
    At last we've reached the toes! What kind of footwear are Red Bands? Find the answer in Te Ara
    • A. 

      New Zealand jandals

    • B. 

      Gumboots

    • C. 

      Lucky sailing socks

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