Glasses

This week's Trivia: Glasses

Once upon a time we looked upon glasses with disdain. At one point in our history is was the tell tale sign of a nerd. "Four Eyes" They were called. Today we have a much different view. It has only taken a few decades for us turn this around. Not only are they acceptable but actually fashionably sought after.
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Q1

What is the official name of the side arms of glasses that rest on your ears?

Q2

The earliest written record of magnification dates back to which era?

Q3

Sunglasses, in the form of flat panes of smoky quartz, were used in which country in the 12th Century?

Q4

The earliest pictorial evidence for the use of eyeglasses show a Cardinal reading in this place.

Q5

This man is credited for inventing Bi-Focals

Q6

Which of these is not a style of corrective lens.

Q7

What is the unit of measurement used to measure the optical power of a lens.

Q8

Which one of these superheros alter ego's does not wear glasses?

Q9

In what year did the first contact lens get fitted?

Q10

Corrective glasses that also double as sunglasses, whose lenses darken when reacting with bright light, are called what?