WONDER #2581: How Were Rubber Bands Invented?

Question 1 of 3

Which of these is NOT the name of someone who contributed to the invention of rubber bands?

  1. Benjamin Franklin
  2. Thomas Hancock
  3. Charles Goodyear
  4. Thomas Perry

Question 2 of 3

Vulcanization involves heating rubber and _________.

  1. soil
  2. morning glories
  3. sulfur
  4. limestone

Question 3 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. the life and inventions of Thomas Hancock.
  2. the history of rubber and how rubber bands were invented.
  3. how ancient civilizations first discovered rubber and used it to make clothing.
  4. how to vulcanize rubber on your own.

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