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Q1:   80% of 92466 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 80 points
The word "lingerie" is French, and means what?
A pleasant feeling
A lingering feeling
Linen
Seduction
Underneath

Q2:   84% of 92466 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 84 points
The original intent for lingerie was what?
Seduction
Modesty
Figure enhancement
Keep outer clothing clean
Protect the skin from fabric abrasion

Q3:   84% of 92465 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 84 points
In the 1860s, when wide hips and full figures were fashionable, women wore up to...
Four layers of different types of panties: under-panties, panties, lingerie, and pantalets
Seven huge whalebone and wire hoops
Ten layers of horsehair crinolines
Fourteen layers of heavily starched petticoats
100 whale bones in the "wasp-waist" corset

Q4:   80% of 92465 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 80 points
During the wide hips, full-figure fashion period in the 1860s, the requisite lingerie weighed an average of how many pounds?
15
20
25
30
35

Q5:   66% of 92465 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 66 points
In the early 19th century, women made lingerie out of which of the following fabrics?
Linen
Corduroy
Chintz
Muslin
Burlap

Q6:   73% of 92465 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 73 points
During the late 1800s, how many inches was considered the "ideal woman's waist"?
15
17
19
20
22

Q7:   81% of 92464 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 81 points
The first modern brassiere was patented in 1913, and was made from two silk handkerchiefs and some pink ribbon. Who patented it?
Coco Chanel
Howard Hughes
Otto Titzling
Count Robaire de Brassiere
New York socialite Mary Phelps Jacob

Q8:   77% of 92465 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 77 points
The word "Brassiere" comes from...
The French word for 'Brazil', where the bra was first seen
The word 'brassy", because early wearers were thought to be shameless and brassy
The Old French word for 'arm protector'
The name of Count Robaire de Brassiere
A Canadian lake called "Bras d'Or Lake", where women wore bras as primitive bikini tops

Q9:   85% of 92462 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 85 points
The padded bra was originally intended as a what?
A sports protection garment
A sanitary device for nursing mothers
A support garment after surgery
A breast flattener for flappers
A support garment worn with "wasp waist" corsets

Q10:   62% of 92461 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 62 points
Which of these can NOT be found in Frederick's of Hollywood's 'Celebrity Lingerie Hall of Fame'?
Boxer shorts Tom Hanks wore in 'Forrest Gump'
Phyllis Diller's training bra (marked "This Side Up!")
A girdle Ethel Merman wore in 'There's No Business Like Show Business'
Clark Gable's T-shirt from 'It Happened One Night'
The bra Tony Curtis wore in 'Some Like It Hot'

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