TED Talk Quiz – Cameron Russell

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1. Cameron Russell is a


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2. At the beginning of her talk, Cameron changed her outfit (clothes) because she wanted to show us that “image is powerful but image is also superficial.”

What does superficial mean? Check all that are correct.


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3. Cameron says that “… barring surgery, or the fake tan that I go two days ago for work, there’s very little we can do to transform how we look, and how we look, though it is superficial and immutable, has a huge impact on our lives.”

What does immutable mean?


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4. Cameron says that she is the recipient of a legacy of beauty.

Oxford Dictionary defines “legacy” as a “situation that exists now because of events, actions, etc. that took place in the past”.

Cameron says this legacy has formed over the past few centuries where beauty has been defined by which of the following qualities (Check all that are correct):


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5. True or false:

Cameron says the vast majority of runway models in 2007 were non-white.


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6. Cameron said that:  “Saying that you want to be a model when you grow up is akin to saying that you want to win the Powerball when you grow up. It’s out of your control, and it’s awesome, and it’s not a career path.”

Powerball = the lottery

What does akin mean? Check all answers that apply.


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7. People often ask her if they retouch the photos. She says that they retouch almost every photo.

True or False


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8. Cameron is often asked if she get free stuff. Although she gets free shoes and clothes, she says the most important free stuff she gets is because of how she looks, not because of who she is.

True or false.


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9. Cameron said that the majority of American girls between the ages of 13-17 do not like their bodies.

True or false.


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10. Cameron is uncomfortable saying that modeling doesn’t always make her happy because:

(Check all answers that are correct)


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