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What Is Your Furniture IQ?

Do you deserve to be sitting on a throne or the floor?

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  1. 1. What kind of bed is this?

    greatfurnituredeal.com
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    A sleigh bed
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    A royal bed
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    A tester bed
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    A Plantaganet bed
  2. 2. Which of these chairs does NOT share its name with an animal?

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    Via urbanoutfitters.com
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    Via yliving.com
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    Via danishdesignstore.com$500
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    Via pbteen.com
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    Wrong!

    The green chair is a panton chair (the other three are peacock, ox, and butterfly chairs, respectively).

  3. 3. A table from Pottery Barn with many small drawers is a major plot point in an episode of Friends. What kind of table is it?

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    NBC
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    A creedence table
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    A parsons table
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    An apothecary table
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    A refectory table
  4. 4. What should you put on a settee?

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    Your collection of ceramic narwhals
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    The depressing frozen dinner you just took out of the microwave
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    Your exhausted body at the end of a long day
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    Your sticker-covered Netflix machine (AKA laptop)
  5. 5. IKEA is the largest furniture retailer in the world. What country was it founded in?

    IKEA
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    Germany
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    Switzerland
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    Finland
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    Sweden
  6. 6. Who designed this famous chair and ottoman?

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    George Nelson
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    Charles and Ray Eames
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    Le Corbusier
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    Eero Saarinen
  7. 7. During what decade did the round bed trend occur?

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    Columbia Pictures
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    The 1950s
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    The 1960s
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    The 1970s
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    The 1980s
  8. 8. What style of furniture would this five-drawer chest be categorized as?

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    Gothic Revival
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    Chippendale
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    Federal
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    Adirondack
  9. 9. What style of furniture would this room divider be categorized as?

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    Bauhaus
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    Hollywood Regency
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    Mid-Century Modern
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    Brutalist
  10. 10. You probably WON'T find a hassock in which of the following rooms:

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    A library
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    A living room
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    A dressing room
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    A kitchen
  11. 11. Nowadays, carrel desks are mostly used by students: who were they originally designed for?

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    Monks
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    Alchemists
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    Surgeons
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    Candlemakers
  12. 12. Which fabric SHOULDN'T be used to upholster a chair?

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    Linen
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    Olefin
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    Chiffon
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    Leather
  13. 13. What's another name for a fold-down bed?

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    NBC
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    A truckle bed
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    A Murphy bed
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    A bassinet
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    A camp bed
  14. 14. What kind of chairs are Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith sitting in?

    Columbia Pictures
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    Womb chairs
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    Egg chairs
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    Hatch chairs
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    Spoon chairs
  15. 15. This desk has ________ legs.

    smartfurniture.com
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    Saber
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    Fluted
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    Reeded
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    Marlborough
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