WONDER #601: Who Invented the Zipper?
Question 1 of 3
What was the main idea of this Wonder?
- The zipper was invented by the B.F. Goodrich Company.
- Zippers replaced buttons on many items of clothing because they are better at holding fabrics together.
- Zippers are not popular in fashion today.
- Many people had a hand in inventing the zipper, and it did not become common on clothing until the 1900s.
Question 2 of 3
Who did NOT play a part in inventing the zipper, according to this Wonder?
- Gideon Sundback
- Benjamin Franklin
- Whitcomb Judson
- Elias Howe
Question 3 of 3
The B.F. Goodrich Company included zippers on a new type of _________ before they were used on pants.
- rubber boots
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