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Question 1: The term pejoratively referred to a man who "exceeded the ordinary bounds of ________"[2] in terms of clothes, fastidious eating and gambling.
Byzantine dressAnglo-Saxon dressEarly medieval European dressFashion

Question 2: Like a practitioner of ________, which mixed together English and Latin to comic effect, he mixed Continental affectations with his English nature, laying himself open to satire:
English languageMacaronic languageMultilingualismFrench language

Question 3: The macaronis were precursor to the ________, who far from their present connotation of effeminacy came as a more masculine reaction to the excesses of the macaroni.
ParisDecadenceDandyBeau Brummell

Question 4: ________, the least dandified of Londoners.
James BoswellJames MacphersonEdmund BurkeSamuel Johnson

Question 5: In ________’s She Stoops to Conquer (1773), when the misunderstanding is discovered and young Marlow finds he has been mistaken, he cries out, “So then, all's out, and I have been damnably imposed on.
Samuel JohnsonDavid GarrickEdmund BurkeOliver Goldsmith

Question 6: Young men who had been to Italy on the ________ adopted the Italian word maccherone — a boorish fool in Italian — and said that anything that was fashionable or à la mode was 'very maccaroni'.
TourismFemale sex tourismHotelGrand Tour

Question 7: A macaroni (or formerly maccaroni (OED),[1] in mid-18th-century ________, was a fashionable fellow who dressed and even spoke in an outlandishly affected and epicene manner.
United KingdomEnglandScotlandWales

Question 8: In 1773, ________ was on tour in Scotland with the stout and serious-minded essayist and lexicographer Dr.
Samuel JohnsonEdmund BurkeJames BoswellPasquale Paoli

Question 9: The shop of engravers and printsellers ________ in the fashionable west End of London sold their sets of satirical "macaroni" caricature prints, published between 1771 and 1773.
EnglandMary and Matthew DarlyBritish MuseumRoyal Academy
















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