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What Makes You Beautiful

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What Makes You Beautiful game quiz
"Over the years people have gone to great lengths to be considered beautiful."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Beauty patches made of silk or velvet were a popular face adornment in the 17th and 18th centuries. What blemish were they often used to cover?
    Bad teeth
    Broken veins
    Smallpox scars
    Moles


2. Queen Elizabeth I was much admired by many of her subjects, who wanted to emulate her. They used a mixture of quicklime, lead, sulphur and water to achieve what?
    Red hair
    White teeth
    Pale skin
    Smooth hands


3. White teeth were a sign of beauty in the Roman Empire. What did they use to keep their teeth white and their breath fresh?
    Snail ooze
    Bamboo
    Cow dung
    Human urine


4. From the 15th through to the end of the 18th centuries a pale complexion was much desired. What did women, and some men, use on their face to achieve this look?
    Chalk
    Quicklime paste
    Powdered asbestos
    White lead


5. The Chinese believed that a certain part of the body needed to be very small to be beautiful. Which part?
    Wrists
    Waist
    Feet
    Hips


6. The women of the Karen tribe, who live on the Thailand/Burma border, are noted for stretching which part of their anatomy until it appears abnormally long?
    Fingers
    Neck
    Legs
    Toes


7. In the Regency period fashionable young men of the time became obsessed with creating a perfectly tied what?
    Waist sash
    Knot on their knee breeches
    Bow on their wig
    Cravat


8. You never know what is lurking in your facial. Originally used in Japan by Geishas, which bird's droppings are used in facials to lighten the skin?
    Nightingale
    Heron
    Cuckoo
    Magpie


9. Facial piercing first became popular in western culture during the hippie period of the 1960s, but it is far older than that. Which form of facial piercing is mentioned in the Bible?
    Lip
    Earlobe
    Eyebrow
    Nose


10. Baldness has always bothered men. What did the ancient Greeks and Romans slather on their heads to promote hair growth?
    Crocodile droppings
    Rancid animal fat
    The brain of a dead animal
    A decomposing rat


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Compiled Aug 05 12