How Much Do You Know About Coco Chanel?

Fashion icon Coco Chanel might seem like an enigma, but there's os much to know about this iconic woman! Do you think you know Miss. Chanel better than most? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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What signature creation of Coco Chanel became a timeless piece of fashion?
The Chanel skirt
The Chanel bag
The Chanel jacket
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What was 'the keynote of all true elegance' according to Coco Chanel?
Black
Simplicity
Femininity
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What happened to Coco Chanel when she was twelve?
She got pregnant
Her mother died of tuberculosis
Her father died in a sailing accident
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How many siblings did Coco have?
3
4
5
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What was Coco Chanel's real name?
Colene Cocotte
Gabrielle Bonheur
Romy Marseille
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Where was Coco Chanel born?
Paris, France
Samur, France
Lyon, France
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Before beginning her career as a designer, what did Coco Chanel also do to earn money?
Performed in a cafe
Sold art on the street
Worked in a bakery
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What did Coco Chanel sell out of her first shop in Paris’s Rue Cambon in 1910?
Hats
Little black dress
Suit separates
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What fabric did Coco Chanel use in her early design career, which was highly unusual for women's fashion of the time?
Jersey
Silk
Cotton
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In the 1920s, Coco Chanel launched her first perfume. What was it?
Chanel No. 5
Chanel Mademoiselle
Chanel
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What other iconic piece of women's wear did Coco Chanel introduce in the 1920s?
Structured handbags
Tweed jacket
Little black dress
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What prompted Coco Chanel to close her Paris salon in 1939?
Competition from Dior
World War II
Lack of sales
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1
What signature creation of Coco Chanel became a timeless piece of fashion?
The Chanel skirt
The Chanel bag
The Chanel jacket
2
What was 'the keynote of all true elegance' according to Coco Chanel?
Black
Simplicity
Femininity
3
What happened to Coco Chanel when she was twelve?
She got pregnant
Her mother died of tuberculosis
Her father died in a sailing accident
4
How many siblings did Coco have?
3
4
5
5
What was Coco Chanel's real name?
Colene Cocotte
Gabrielle Bonheur
Romy Marseille
6
Where was Coco Chanel born?
Paris, France
Samur, France
Lyon, France
7
Before beginning her career as a designer, what did Coco Chanel also do to earn money?
Performed in a cafe
Sold art on the street
Worked in a bakery
8
What did Coco Chanel sell out of her first shop in Paris’s Rue Cambon in 1910?
Hats
Little black dress
Suit separates
9
What fabric did Coco Chanel use in her early design career, which was highly unusual for women's fashion of the time?
Jersey
Silk
Cotton
10
In the 1920s, Coco Chanel launched her first perfume. What was it?
Chanel No. 5
Chanel Mademoiselle
Chanel
11
What other iconic piece of women's wear did Coco Chanel introduce in the 1920s?
Structured handbags
Tweed jacket
Little black dress
12
What prompted Coco Chanel to close her Paris salon in 1939?
Competition from Dior
World War II
Lack of sales