WONDER #1567: How Does a Siphon Work?

Question 1 of 3

Historians believe the first documented use of the siphon can be traced back to which country?

  1. Egypt
  2. Finland
  3. Canada
  4. Peru

Question 2 of 3

The ability to transfer liquid from one container to another while avoiding impurities makes the siphon a useful tool in the process of making what?

  1. brownies
  2. soda
  3. gravy
  4. wine

Question 3 of 3

The working principle behind the siphon has long been considered to be atmospheric pressure, but recent studies have suggested that what other force also plays a role?

  1. momentum
  2. electromagnetism
  3. gravity
  4. Doppler effect

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