Quiz about Material Connections
Quiz about Material Connections

Material Connections Trivia Quiz

All of these materials can be combined with words to form common terms and expressions.

A matching quiz by zorba_scank. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Mobile instructions: Press on an answer on the right. Then, press on the gray box it matches on the left.
(a) Drag-and-drop from the right to the left, or (b) click on a right side answer box and then on a left side box to move it.
1. Velvet  
2. Silk  
3. Rubber  
4. Plastic  
5. Leather  
6. Woolly  
7. Cotton  
8. Lace  
9. Chiffon  
10. Net  

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Velvet

Answer: Revolution

The Velvet Revolution refers to the bloodless and non-violent revolt in the former Czechoslovakia against Communist Rule. It was relatively short, lasting only from November to December 1989. In June 1990, Czechoslovakia held democratic elections for the first time since 1946.
2. Silk

Answer: Road

The Silk Road or Silk Route was a historical trade route connecting Europe to the east. It is named after silk which was a much sought after commodity from the east, especially China.
3. Rubber

Answer: Stamp

The term is rubber stamp is used in politics to describe a head who has only nominal powers. While their approval is regarded as necessary, they seldom go against the recommendation provided to them.
4. Plastic

Answer: Smile

A plastic smile is a forced attempt at smiling. It does not reflect the genuine happiness or pleasure of the person.
5. Leather

Answer: Neck

Leatherneck is a slang term mostly used to denote US Marines. The expression derived from the leather collar worn by the marines around their necks. The collars provided protection from knife wounds in battles.
6. Woolly

Answer: Mammoth

The woolly mammoth is an extinct species of mammoth. Its closest living relative is the Asian elephant. Fully preserved skeletons of the woolly mammoth have been found in Alaska and Siberia.
7. Cotton

Answer: Candy

Cotton candy is also known as candy floss or fairy floss. It is made of spun sugar. Pişmaniye is the Turkish variation of cotton candy and sometimes also contains pistachio nuts.
8. Lace

Answer: Wings

Lacewings are a group of insects with over 5000 different species. They are found in habitats ranging from North America and Europe to Australia. Green lacewings are considered helpful as they keep away pests that destroy plants and crops.
9. Chiffon

Answer: Cake

The chiffon cake is a light cake that can be made with various flavours including orange and lemon. It was created in 1927 by Harry Baker and the recipe only became public when Baker sold it to General Mills in the 1940s.
10. Net

Answer: Income

Net income is an accounting term and denotes the earnings or profits made by a business. It is calculated by subtracting all expenses and operating costs from revenues.
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