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  • Answers:

    1 Massachusetts.

    2 Wallpaper cleaner.

    3 Package saver.

    4. 48.

    5 Air-filled tires.

    6 King Louis XIV.

    7. Beauty and hair products.

    8. Vacuum cleaner.

    9. The light a cat’s eye gave off on a fence.

    10: 15 years old.



1 The first paper money in America was issued in this colony on Feb. 3, 1690.

• New Hampshire

• Massachusetts

• Connecticut

• Rhode Island

2 Play-Doh was originally designed to be

• Wallpaper cleaner

• Adhesive

• An eraser

• A stress reliever

3 On Feb. 12, 1938, the plastic piece that keeps pizza from hitting the inside of the box top was invented. What is this invention called?

• Package saver

• Pizza table

• Pizza saver

• Table saver

4 How many years after the can was invented did the can opener appear?

• 5

• 21

• 2

• 48

5 Which invention was used in bicycles before motor cars?

• Horn

• Brakes

• Air-filled tires

• Aluminum

6 For which royal were high-heeled shoes invented?

• Cleopatra

• Queen Elizabeth I

• King Louis XIV

• King Charles II

7 Madame C.J. Walker, born Sarah Breedlove, became the first African-American woman to become a millionaire through her own business. What did she invent?

• Beauty and hair products

• Scotchgard

• Windshield wipers

• Disposable diapers

8 Which of these inventions was not invented by a woman?

• Circular saw

• Refrigerator

• Kevlar

• Vacuum cleaner

9 What inspired the invention of reflective road lights?

• The sunlight on a windshield

• The light a cat’s eye gave off on a fence

• Car door reflecting mirrors

• Sunlight on steel posts on roadsides

10 How old was Louis Braille when he invented the Braille System, a raised-dot writing mechanism that would make it possible for the blind to read?

• 15

• 25

• 35

• 45

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