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Hessian (boot): Quiz

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Question 1: In the ________ operetta Patience, Colonel Calverley sings a song about the military uniform, how impressive it looks, and the effect it has on women.
Arthur SullivanW. S. GilbertGilbert and SullivanThe Mikado

Question 2: The Hessian boot would evolve into the rubber work boots known as "wellies" and the ________.
Beatle bootsCowboy bootPump (shoe)Court shoe

Question 3: The boots had a low heel, and a semi-pointed toe that made them practical for mounted troops as they allowed easy use of ________.
CowboyEquestrianismSaddleStirrup

Question 4: Hessian (pronounced /ˈhɛsɪɛn/) (from Hesse in ________) refers to a style of boot that became popular in the 18th century.
GermanyGreecePolandNetherlands

Question 5: When describing the appearance of Marley's Ghost in ________, Charles Dickens mentions the tassels on his boots, indicating that they were Hessian style.
A Christmas CarolThe ChimesThe Haunted Man and the Ghost’s BargainThe Cricket on the Hearth







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