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Stocking: Quiz


Question 1: By analogy, the term is also used to describe a type of ________ in which the white coloring extends from the horse's hoof to just above the knee.
Roan (horse)Bay (horse)Horse markingsEquine coat color

Question 2: This word is an adaptation of ________ soccus, a slipper or light shoe.
Vulgar LatinRoman EmpireLatinOld Latin

Question 3: ________garters, lace, top fashion, applique, exposure of the thigh, complexity (though it is possible to make tights with fake stocking tops near the top of the legs)
Applied aestheticsArthur SchopenhauerAestheticsDavid Hume

Question 4: Further, the elastic can be uncomfortably tight, leaving red marks and possibly aggravating ________.
Varicose veinsDeep vein thrombosisAtherosclerosisVasculitis

Question 5: It was formerly made of woven ________ but now of knitted wool, silk, cotton or nylon (see hosiery).
SpandexWeavingTextileTextile printing

Question 6: In modern usage, stocking specifically refers to the form of women's hosiery configured as two pieces, one for each leg (except for American and Australian English, where the term can also be a synonym ________).
HanesVictoria's SecretPantyhoseKnee highs

Question 7: ________ often dictates the popularity of stockings along with the styles that are available.
Early medieval European dressByzantine dressAnglo-Saxon dressFashion

Question 8: Stockings and hosiery are worn primarily by women, although they are also sometimes worn by men (see ________ and Pantyhose for men).
Cross-dressingTransgenderDrag (clothing)Drag king

Question 9: It was the shoe worn by the actors in Roman comedy—and so was used symbolically of comedy, as buskin, the high ________, was of tragedy.
Athletic shoePump (shoe)SandalBoot

Question 10:
A stocking, sometimes referred to as hose, is a close-fitting, variously elastic garment covering the ________ and lower part of the leg.
FootCrus (lower leg)Lower limbHuman leg

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