WONDER #2696: What Was the Great Molasses Flood?
Question 1 of 3
What was the main idea of this Wonder?
- Molasses can be very dangerous if you don’t care for it properly.
- Molasses is a tasty substance popular among many people, and it can be used as a flavoring or as an ingredient in baked goods and candy.
- It’s very important to consult experts to make sure you’re building sturdy structures.
- The Great Molasses Flood was an event in Boston in which poor construction led to a flood of molasses that caused damage and loss of life.
Question 2 of 3
In what year did the Great Molasses Flood occur?
Question 3 of 3
During the Great Molasses Flood, the wave of molasses flowed through the streets at _____ miles per hour.
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