Corset Myths Quiz

How well can you separate fact from fiction? Test your debunking skills here!

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Corset Myths Quiz

How well can you separate fact from fiction? Test your debunking skills here!

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1. True or False: Corsets can sometimes cause a wearer to faint.

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2. Corsets have been blamed for which ailments in the past?

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3. True or False: Corsets were continually forced upon women by men.

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4. True or False: Corsets can exacerbate a respiratory infection / pneumonia.

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5. True or False: Victorian women complained of broken ribs in their corsets.

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6. True or False: All Victorian women strived for an 18" waist, like Scarlett O'Hara.

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7. True or False: Victorian women experienced 10% higher maternal death rates compared to 20th century women (after corsets fell out of fashion).

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8. True or False: Corsets might change the placement or filling of fat cells in certain areas of the body.

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9. True or False: Victorian women had elective surgery to remove their ribs in order to lace into smaller corsets.

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10. True or False: Victorian women experienced so much core atrophy that they could not stand upright without a corset.

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