WONDER #1445: Who Invented the Toilet?

Question 1 of 3

Who invented the flush toilet?

  1. Thomas Crapper
  2. Johnny Spot
  3. Erich Kohler
  4. Sir John Harrington

Question 2 of 3

The s-trap prevents what from rising to the surface and escaping into your bathroom?

  1. sewer gases
  2. liquid waste
  3. solid waste
  4. rats

Question 3 of 3

Which English plumber improved the toilet in the late 1800s and is often mistakenly given credit for inventing the flush toilet?

  1. Sir John Harrington
  2. Benjamin Franklin
  3. Queen Elizabeth I
  4. Thomas Crapper

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