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Shoe Mania

written by: patiencemkp
 
Shoes are not just an everyday clothing article, they also define the individual wearer. Whether you prefer classic pumps, sneakers, or sandals this is a fun quiz to take!

Question 1:


This world-famous manufacturer of athletic shoes has its origins in a company called Blue Ribbon Sports, founded by Phil Knight and his track coach, Bill Bowerman.
K-Swiss
Reebok
Nike
Adidas

Question 2:


The fabric hook-and-loop fasteners with the brand name, Velcro, were invented by Swiss engineer Georges de Mestral in what year?
1960
1965
1969
1948

Question 3:

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The band "Shoes", popular in the 1970s, began their career in what Illinois town?
Naperville
Chicago
Zion
Cicero


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Question 4:

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This former First Lady of the Philippines, who took an active role in politics and social welfare programs, had a fetish for shoes.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



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Question 5:


In L. Frank Baum's story, "The Wonderful Wizard of OZ," the Good Witch of the North comes with the Munchkins to greet Dorothy, and gives her ruby slippers.
False
True

Question 6:

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The 'Cinderella slippers,' studded with 565 platinum-set Kwiat diamonds, designed by Stuart Weitzman,
were worn at the 2004 Oscars ceremony by what singer?
Shakira
None of these
Alison Krauss
Britney Spears


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Question 7:

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In 1932 at the age of 14, this "Gentle Giant" became the world's tallest Boy Scout at the height of 7 ft 4 in (224 cm). The size of his shoes was 37AA(USA) - about 49cm long.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



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Question 8:


High-heeled shoes were first invented by men around 1500s AD, with this purpose in mind.
To be used as a weapon
To look taller than women
To keep feet high and dry from horse manure
To keep feet from slipping out of stirrups while riding

Question 9:


The song, "Blue Suede Shoes", which is generally associated with Elvis Presley, had a massive chart success in the 1950s. Who wrote the song?
Carl Perkins
Barbara Pittman
Johnny Cash
Buddy Holly

Question 10:


A clog is a type of shoe, made predominantly out of leather, associated with the Netherlands.
False
True

 


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