Wanna Be A Fashion Designer? Crack The Exam!

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Fashion Quizzes & Trivia

Fashion design is the art of applying design, aesthetics, clothing construction and natural beauty to clothing and its accessories. It is influenced by culture and different trends, and has varied over time and place. If you want to be a good fashion designer, understand the science and history behind it and crack this exam!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which 1960's first lady was an icon in the fashion industry?
    • A. 

      Jackie Kennedy

    • B. 

      Eleanor Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Hillary Clinton

    • D. 

      Martha Washington

  • 2. 
    A 1910's skirt wired to a lampshade shape was called what?
    • A. 

      Shady Skirt

    • B. 

      Lampshade Skirt

    • C. 

      Shader Skirt

    • D. 

      Lamp Skirt

  • 3. 
    Scalloped edges and ruffled collars were features of what 1930's items?
    • A. 

      Dresses

    • B. 

      Suits

    • C. 

      Hats

    • D. 

      Pants

  • 4. 
    Which girlie fabrics were popular in evening wear the 1940's?
    • A. 

      Suede And Wool

    • B. 

      Lace And Taffeta

    • C. 

      Leather And Rayon

    • D. 

      Gabardine And Felt

  • 5. 
    Anti-microbial fabric is resistant to what?
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Heat

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Shrinkage

  • 6. 
    In the 1910's, a woman's neck and arms were usually only bared when?
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      At Night

    • C. 

      In The Afternoon

    • D. 

      At Church

  • 7. 
    Which 1983 movie made ripped shirts and leggings popular fashion items?
    • A. 

      Splash

    • B. 

      One Crazy Summer

    • C. 

      Flashdance

    • D. 

      Licensed To Drive

  • 8. 
    What major event had the largest effect on 1930's fashion in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      New York World's Fair

    • B. 

      Great Depression

    • C. 

      Pearl Harbor

    • D. 

      Re-Election of FDR

  • 9. 
    What term refers to a form-fitting tailored garment?
    • A. 

      Cut-Out

    • B. 

      Trim-Cut

    • C. 

      Wide-Cut

    • D. 

      Uncut

  • 10. 
    When did Crocs first become a fashionable footwear phenomenon?
    • A. 

      2003

    • B. 

      1874

    • C. 

      1600

    • D. 

      1951

  • 11. 
    What 1930's clothing feature was often puffed at top, with a fitted bottom?
    • A. 

      Sleeve

    • B. 

      Pants

    • C. 

      Skirt

    • D. 

      Collar

  • 12. 
    What fashion accessory is used by women and men to narrow the waist and shape the torso?
    • A. 

      Corset

    • B. 

      Socks

    • C. 

      Belt

    • D. 

      Bracelet

  • 13. 
    Punks replaced buttons on their clothes with what?
    • A. 

      Bigger Buttons

    • B. 

      Ribbons

    • C. 

      Safety Pins

    • D. 

      Drawstrings

  • 14. 
    Samuel Slater built North America's first what in 1793?
    • A. 

      Cotton Gin

    • B. 

      Assembly Line

    • C. 

      Automated Cotton Mill

    • D. 

      Sewing Machine

  • 15. 
    Which coat material was incredibly popular in the 1930's?
    • A. 

      Vinyl

    • B. 

      Satin

    • C. 

      Pleather

    • D. 

      Fur

  • 16. 
    Platform shoes were also known by what name?
    • A. 

      Stilts

    • B. 

      Gators

    • C. 

      Pumps

    • D. 

      Elevator Shoes

  • 17. 
    Since the excessive trim of the 1930's was out, what detailed items were big in the 1940's?
    • A. 

      Embroidered Jeans

    • B. 

      Brass Cuff Links

    • C. 

      Covered Buttons

    • D. 

      Spray Painted Sneakers

  • 18. 
    What is the name for a skirt's long, trailing element?
    • A. 

      Ruffle

    • B. 

      Eyelet

    • C. 

      Train

    • D. 

      Hem

  • 19. 
    What is the classic color combination for saddle shoes?
    • A. 

      Orange And Yellow

    • B. 

      Green And Blue

    • C. 

      Gray And Tan

    • D. 

      Black And White

  • 20. 
    UV degradation is the disintegration of fabric due to exposure to what type of rays?
    • A. 

      Ultraviolet

    • B. 

      Sound

    • C. 

      Infrared

    • D. 

      Ultravoluminous