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Sailors started to use jeans for which type of work ?

their boots
Fuel
Eating
Cover to protect their goods


Genoese, Italy sailors started to use jeans to protect their goods on the docks from the weather.

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Americans spent around how much money on jeans in 2004 ?

US$14 billion
US$15 billion
US$10 billion
US$11 billion


Americans spent more than US$14 billion on jeans in 2004 and US$15 billion in 2005. Americans bought US$13.8 billion of men''s and women''s jeans in the year which ended April 30, 2011, according to market-research firm NPD Group.

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Traditionally, which dye was used on jeans to form a blue color ?

Magenta dye
Indigo dye
Light blue dye
Green dye


Traditionally, jeans are dyed to a blue color using an indigo dye. Approximately 20 thousand tons of indigo are produced annually for this purpose, though only a few grams of the dye are required for each pair.

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A typical pair of blue jeans consumes how much gallons of water during its life cycle ?

801
909
919
930


A typical pair of blue jeans consumes 919 gallons of water during its life cycle. This includes the water to irrigate the cotton crop, manufacture the jeans, and the numerous washes by the consumer

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This look is created by means of abrading the jeans and/or treating them with chemicals.

Acid wash
Sand blasting
Abrading
None of the above


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Sandblasting and treating with sandpaper has the risk of causing _____ to the workers

T B
Silicosis
Asthma
Cancer


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Jeans were introduced to the USSR in which year ?

1960
1965
1958
1957


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Jacob W. Davis, inventor of jeans, was born in which city ?

Riga
Odessa
Derbent
Yalta


Jacob Youphes was born in the city of Riga, today Latvia, in 1831. During his time in Riga city, he trained and worked as a tailor.

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What was the age of Levi Strauss when he died ?

68
73
81
94


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Jeans were known by which name until 1960 ?

Legs overalls
Knee overalls
Waist overalls
Ankle overalls


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