Leather Quiz

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Leather Quiz

Test your knowledge and see how much you know about leather!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Leather?
    • A. 

      A natural material

    • B. 

      An album

    • C. 

      A movie

    • D. 

      A book

  • 2. 
    What is the raw material in the leather industry?
    • A. 

      By-products of the food industry

    • B. 

      By-products of the meat industry

    • C. 

      By-products of the fishing industry

    • D. 

      By-products of the computer industry

  • 3. 
    How is Leather created?
    • A. 

      From the tanning of hides

    • B. 

      From skins of animals

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

  • 4. 
    In history, animal hides were first seen used for ...
    • A. 

      Protection from the elements

    • B. 

      Making boats

    • C. 

      Making battle armour

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What is Shearling?
    • A. 

      Blanket with a soft pile

    • B. 

      Lamb double face tanned with the hair intact

    • C. 

      A kind of sharp knife used to trim hair

    • D. 

      A company that makes plows in Scotland

  • 6. 
    How  are leather and shearling hides finished?
    • A. 

      In sueded finish

    • B. 

      In nappa finish

    • C. 

      In reptile finish

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    The silkiest and most velvety type of ironed wool comes from... 
    • A. 

      Nappa leather

    • B. 

      New Zealand slink skins

    • C. 

      Merino sheepskins

    • D. 

      Embossed sheepskin

  • 8. 
    There is a world wide shortage  of leather hides.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    One of the reasons lending to the world wide shortage of hides is a decrease in farming of ... 
    • A. 

      Poultry

    • B. 

      Livestock

    • C. 

      Rice

    • D. 

      Vegetables

  • 10. 
    Other factor(s) leading to the world shortage of leather is...
    • A. 

      Population explosion

    • B. 

      Decrease in world wide tanneries

    • C. 

      High demand for cheaper food sources

    • D. 

      All of the above

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