QUIZ: How much knowledge do you have on the subject of clothing?

Test your knowledge of clothes and learn along the way, hopefully.

Clothes

Strides is another name for:

Shoes
Socks
Trousers
Boxers
Trousers Next question

Skirts for Scottish males are called?

Sarong
Culottes
Hoop
Kilt
Kilt Next question

When were trench coats invented

Early 1800s
During World War 1
During World 2
Late 1960s
Early 1800s Next question
In the early 19th century, almost 100 years before World War I, Charles Macintosh crafted coats from rubberised cotton for the British military. Named after their inventor, the trench coat used to be known as 'macs'.

Gladiator sandals owe their design to what kind of ancient game?

Archery
Marathon
Chariot racing
Sword fighting
Sword fighting Next question

Why are they called cargo pants?

They were created for cargo truck drivers
More pocket-space meant more stuff could be carried
People who work with cargo love them
No one knows
More pocket-space meant more stuff could be carried Next question

The Gomesi ceremonial wear was invented by:

Daudi Chwa's wife
And Indian designer
A Gayaza Headmistress
No one knows
And Indian designer Next question
The best scholarship traces the origins of the Gomesi to 1905. The dress was introduced by a Goan designer, Caetano Gomes, then resident in Uganda which was a British Protectorate at the time.

T-shirts first came into the fashion world in the year:

1910
1930
1945
1954
1910 Next question
In 1910, American retailer Jacob Goldfrab started making the cotton t-shirts under his brand, Fruit of the Loom. In no time he captured the t-shirt market. By the late 1930s American brands such as Hanes, Sears and Roebuck & Co started marketing the t-shirts.

Where does the word "tuxedo" come from?

It is the name of a town and country club.
It is slang from "luxury doings".
It was the name of the first tailor to make the suit.
It is the Italian word for dinner jacket.
It is the name of a town and country club. Next question
The US term "tuxedo" refers to what the English call a "Dinner Jacket". Apparently, some American members of the Tuxedo Club, Tuxedo NY, brought the style over from England, and it caught on in the US under the name "tuxedo".

What is the old name 'panties' or 'knickers'?

Lingerie
Pants
Bloomers
Undergarments
Bloomers Next question

Based on the old name for a swimming pool, what was the one-piece swimming costume once called?

Tank suit
Water suit
Wet suit
Swimmer
Tank suit Next question
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