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Which statement is FALSE?
Chester Greenwood invented ear protectors.
Frank Epperson invented the Popsicle.
Louis Braille invented a system of writing.
Albert Sadacca invented the flat-bottomed paper bag.
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Which happened FIRST in order of time?
Christmas tree lights were invented.
The flat-bottomed paper bag was invented.
Braille was invented.
The popsicle was invented.
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According to the text, why did Louis Braille want to invent a new system of writing?
So he could help the military write secret codes.
So he could communicate with his friends more easily.
So he could graduate from his school.
So he could write messages in the middle of the night.
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Which best describes how Frank Epperson invented the Popsicle?
He created it by accident.
He consulted with scientists and doctors to find his idea.
He tested many different formulas before finding success.
He used an old family recipe, in his family for generations.
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Which event caused 15-year old Albert Sadacca to invent?
He saw a factory worker get injured.
He left his lemonade on the porch.
He was ice skating and his ears got cold.
A candle in a Christmas tree started a fire.
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Which statement about Chester Greenwood is FALSE?
His grandma helped him with his invention.
He was ice skating when he had his big idea.
He helped to employ people in his town for 70 years.
He patented the concept of the Popsicle.
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Which caused Margaret E. Knight to invent at the age of 12?
She saw a loom worker get injured.
She wanted to better communicate with friends.
She left her lemonade on the porch.
A candle in a tree started a fire.
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With which statement would the author of this text most likely DISAGREE?
All important discoveries happen in science labs.
Women have changed the world through invention.
People with disabilities have invented amazing things.
Children have made important discoveries.
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Which lesson can readers learn from this text?
Age and experience are necessary to do important things.
Kids should leave grown-up problems to the grown-ups.
Everything important has already been invented.
Anybody, no matter how young, can change the world.
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Why do you believe this? Explain your answer completely.
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Which advice would the author MOST LIKELY give to young people?
Children should do what they are told and not ask questions.
Remain curious and think of ways to solve problems.
Only adults are smart enough to change the world.
All the problems in the world have already been solved.
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Which of the child inventors in this text do you find to be most inspirational or significant? Why do you feel this way? Explain your answer completely.
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Of the inventions described in this text, which do you believe is the LEAST important? Why do you think this? Explain your answer completely.
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