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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.
Adidas
K-Swiss
Nike
Reebok

Question 2:


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

Question 3:

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


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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?
None of these
Alison Krauss
Britney Spears
Shakira


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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 keep feet high and dry from horse manure
To look taller than women
To be used as a weapon
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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