Fashion: Friend Or Foe?

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Fashion Quizzes & Trivia

Do you really know your fashion?
Are you a true fashionista?
Or a fashion fail?
Of course, we're talking about. . .
Ancient Greek Fashion!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What color did brides wear?

    • A.

      Yellow - smiles and sunshine!

    • B.

      White - DUH!

    • C.

      Black - they... were not the most lively of people...

    • D.

      Dark red - elegant and majestic

    Correct Answer
    A. Yellow - smiles and sunshine!
    Explanation
    Brides traditionally wear white on their wedding day, symbolizing purity and innocence. However, in some cultures, brides may wear different colors with specific meanings. In this case, the correct answer is yellow, which represents smiles and sunshine. This suggests that in a particular culture or context, brides may choose to wear yellow to convey joy, happiness, and a vibrant personality on their special day.

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  • 2. 

    What was the Ionic chiton made of?

    • A.

      Wool

    • B.

      Linen

    • C.

      Polyester

    • D.

      Cotton

    Correct Answer
    B. Linen
    Explanation
    The Ionic chiton was made of linen. Linen is a fabric that is made from the fibers of the flax plant. It is known for its lightweight and breathable properties, making it suitable for clothing in warm climates. Linen was a popular choice for ancient Greek garments like the chiton due to its ability to keep the wearer cool and comfortable.

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  • 3. 

    What did women wear?

    • A.

      Completely the same as men

    • B.

      Nothing! (they loved natural beauty)

    • C.

      Mostly the same as men (different accessories)

    • D.

      Ballroom gowns

    Correct Answer
    C. Mostly the same as men (different accessories)
    Explanation
    During a certain time period, women wore clothing that was mostly similar to what men wore, but with different accessories. This suggests that while there may have been some overlap in the styles and garments worn by both genders, women would add their own unique touches through the use of accessories. This could include items such as jewelry, scarves, hats, or other adornments that were specific to women's fashion at that time.

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  • 4. 

    In warm weather, what did men wear?

    • A.

      NOTHING!

    • B.

      Speedos

    • C.

      Parkas

    • D.

      Loincloths (they're kind of like diapers)

    Correct Answer
    D. Loincloths (they're kind of like diapers)
    Explanation
    In warm weather, men wore loincloths, which are similar to diapers. Loincloths were a common clothing choice in hot climates as they provided minimal coverage and allowed for better air circulation, keeping the body cool. They were typically made of lightweight fabric and were tied around the waist, covering the genital area while leaving the legs and upper body exposed. This allowed men to stay comfortable and cool in hot weather conditions.

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  • 5. 

    Which gender (as children or babies) showed their torso/upper body

    • A.

      Neither

    • B.

      Both

    • C.

      Just boys

    • D.

      Only girls

    Correct Answer
    B. Both
    Explanation
    Both genders, boys and girls, showed their torso/upper body as children or babies. This suggests that both boys and girls have a natural tendency to exhibit their upper body, regardless of their gender.

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  • 6. 

    What was the desired hair color?

    • A.

      Smokin' red hot!

    • B.

      Shining black locks

    • C.

      Like, blonde, totally!

    • D.

      Statistics show... brunette.

    Correct Answer
    C. Like, blonde, totally!
    Explanation
    The desired hair color is "Like, blonde, totally!" as indicated by the phrase.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these was not a Greek shoe?

    • A.

      Carbatine

    • B.

      Flip-flopus

    • C.

      Cothurnus

    • D.

      Soccus

    Correct Answer
    B. Flip-flopus
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Flip-flopus. Flip-flopus is not a Greek shoe. Carbatine, Cothurnus, and Soccus are all types of shoes that were worn in ancient Greece. However, there is no historical evidence or mention of a shoe called Flip-flopus being worn by the Greeks.

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  • 8. 

    Where were bands worn?

    • A.

      Just arms

    • B.

      Wrists (bracelets, duh!)

    • C.

      Arms and thighs

    • D.

      Just thighs

    Correct Answer
    C. Arms and thighs
    Explanation
    Bands were worn on both arms and thighs. This could be in the form of decorative bracelets or bands that were worn around the wrists, as well as bands that were worn around the upper part of the legs. These bands could serve various purposes, such as fashion accessories or functional items for support or protection.

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  • 9. 

    The word 'cosmetic' comes from the ancient Greek word 'kosmetikos'. What does kosmetikos mean?

    • A.

      Purifying

    • B.

      Peace, and tranquility, dude.

    • C.

      Uh, like, pretty?

    • D.

      Uh... RUBBER DUCKY!?!?!?!?

    Correct Answer
    B. Peace, and tranquility, dude.
  • 10. 

    Which one of these was NOT a trend back then?

    • A.

      Pale faces

    • B.

      Uni-brows

    • C.

      Really short nails

    • D.

      Pink lips and cheeks

    Correct Answer
    C. Really short nails
    Explanation
    During the time period being referred to, it was common for people to have pale faces, uni-brows, and pink lips and cheeks. However, having really short nails was not a trend back then.

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