Q: Are gloves often worn by health care professionals as hygiene and contamination protection measures? ¶
Q: Were gloves worn with evening or dinner dress? ¶
A: Yes, and long suede gloves were worn during the day and when having tea.
Q: Were gloves a refined handiwork that required five years of apprenticeship? ¶
A: Yes, defective work was subject to confiscation and burning.
Q: Are gloves common among marching band members? ¶
A: Yes, and particularly those who play the clarinet or open-hole flute, due to the difficulty of covering small holes whilst wearing gloves.
Q: Are gloves sporting events? ¶
Q: Are gloves often padded in the palm area? ¶
A: Yes, and to provide protection to the hand, and the exposed fingers do not interfere with sensation or gripping.
Q: Are gloves useful where dexterity is required that gloves would restrict? ¶
Q: Are gloves first heard of in the earlier half of the 11th century? ¶
Q: Are gloves worn by motorcyclists to better grip the handlebars? ¶
A: Yes, as well as by skateboarders and rollerbladers, to protect the palms of the hands and add grip in the event of a fall.
Q: Is a glove one pair of tranks? ¶
A: Yes, and one pair of thumbs, four whole fourchettes, four half fourchettes, two gussets, and six quirks.
Q: Were gloves found on the hands of King John when his tomb was opened in 1797 and on those of King Edward I when his tomb was opened in 1774? ¶
Q: Are gloves not recommended for touching old books and similar antiquities? ¶
Q: Is a glove a fitted covering for the hand with a separate sheath for each finger and the thumb? ¶
Q: Are gloves worn by criminals because the tactile properties of the leather allow for good grip and dexterity? ¶
Q: Are gloves designed for holding a steering wheel and transmitting the feeling of the road to the driver? ¶
Q: Are gloves worn for activities such as gardening and cleanup? ¶
A: Yes, "dress" white gloves are worn by professionals who want a clean public appearance, such as taxi drivers, police, politicians and elevator operators.
Q: Are gloves unlined with external seams? ¶
Q: Are gloves padded and reinforced to protect from the cold? ¶
A: Yes, and from injury by skis.
Q: Is a glove an oversized leather glove with a web used for fielding the ball? ¶
Q: Are gloves also used in handball? ¶
A: Yes, and cycling, and American football.
Q: Are gloves worn frequently? ¶
Q: Are gloves common accessories for teenage girls attending formal events such as prom? ¶
A: Yes, and quinceañera, cotillion, or formal ceremonies at church, such as confirmation.
Q: Are gloves liturgical ornaments used primarily by the pope? ¶
A: Yes, and the cardinals, and bishops.
Q: Are gloves made of materials including cloth, knitted or felted wool, leather, rubber, latex, neoprene, silk, and metal? ¶
A: Yes, Gloves of kevlar protect the wearer from cuts.
Q: Were gloves developed by the Australian company Ansell? ¶