Test: Clothing A Social History - 2


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QUESTION: 1

Which of these changes came about in dressing styles after the 18th century ?

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There were dramatic changes in the idea of clothing in Europe after the 18th century. .The lavish clothing styles and ornamentation of the midcentury were replaced by a simpler style of dressing. The monarchs were no longer the trend setters, instead fashion was inspired by the country and nature.

QUESTION: 2

The existing dress codes in Europe were swept away by

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QUESTION: 3

State the period when people of France were expected to strictly follow the ‘Sumptuary Laws’ ?

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QUESTION: 4

Which one of the following is the most appropriate definition of Sumptuary Laws ?

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QUESTION: 5

Which of these sentences is not correct about medieval France ?

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QUESTION: 6

Simplicity of clothing was the symbol of which of the following in France ?

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QUESTION: 7

Which of the following were among the things that became a symbol of equality and liberty among the French people ?

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QUESTION: 8

England passed a law which compelled all persons over 6 years of age, except those of high position, to wear woollen caps made in England on Sundays and all holy days. What does this mean ?

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QUESTION: 9

In Victorian England why were women from childhood tightly laced up and dressed in stays, because :

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QUESTION: 10

When did women in England start agitating for democratic rights ?

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QUESTION: 11

Who said the following, ‘It is evident physiologically that air is the pabulum of life, and that the effect of a tight cord round the neck and of tight lacing differ only in degrees ... for the strangulations are both fatal. To wear tight stays in many cases is to wither, to waste, to die.’

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QUESTION: 12

On what grounds were the traditional feminine clothes criticised in the USA ?

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QUESTION: 13

Which of the following associations in the USA campaigned for dress reform in the 1870s ?

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QUESTION: 14

Who was the first American dress reformer to launch loose tunics ?

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QUESTION: 15

When and where was ‘Rational Dress Society’ started ?

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QUESTION: 16

Radical changes in women’s clothing came about due to the

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QUESTION: 17

Which of the statements given below is correct ?

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QUESTION: 18

Which of the following events had an impact on the dressing style of women ?

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QUESTION: 19

Why did the clothes get shorter during the First World War ?

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QUESTION: 20

Which of the following were among other important changes that came about for women?

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QUESTION: 21

Cap usually worn on one side is called -                  

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QUESTION: 22

What do you mean by suffrage ?           

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QUESTION: 23

What is Pabulum ?           

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QUESTION: 24

What is Ermine ?           

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QUESTION: 25

When was slavery abolished in Travancore ?           

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QUESTION: 26

When did Gandhiji first wear a lungi and kurta of -           

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QUESTION: 27

Ganhiji dressed like a .............. peasant -           

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QUESTION: 28

Who was M. Visveswaraya ?           

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QUESTION: 29

Second Round Table Conference was held in ........           

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QUESTION: 30

Shanars are is related to ........           

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