WONDER #2721: How Did People Keep Food Fresh Before Refrigerators?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. how to preserve food grown in your home garden.
  2. the inventor of the electric refrigerator and how the machine changed the world.
  3. how people preserved food before refrigerators and how refrigeration has changed thanks to technology.
  4. why it’s important not to waste food.

Question 2 of 3

Which is NOT a way people preserved food before refrigerators?

  1. Drying with sunlight
  2. Packing it tightly in wrapping paper
  3. Freezing with snow and ice
  4. Storing in ice houses

Question 3 of 3

An advanced method of food storage called the ____________ arose in Persia around 400 BCE.

  1. Yakhchal
  2. pyramid
  3. Chichen Itza
  4. root cellar

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