WONDER #1069: How Do Bulletproof Vests Work?

Question 1 of 3

DuPont first developed what bullet-resistant fiber in 1965?

  1. Fortran
  2. Bulletran
  3. Flexweb
  4. Kevlar

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is something a bulletproof vest is designed to stop?

  1. bullets
  2. shrapnel
  3. blades
  4. all of the above

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is a desired quality in body armor?

  1. lightweight
  2. resistant to chemicals
  3. flexible
  4. all of the above

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