Wonder #12: Who Came Up With Chewing Gum?

Question 1 of 3

According to this WONDER, how old is the oldest piece of chewing gum?

  1. About 60 years old
  2. About 500 years old
  3. Over 9,000 years old
  4. Over a century old

Question 2 of 3

What make chicle a great ingredient for chewing gum?

  1. It is a form of rubber.
  2. It doesn't dissolve in your mouth.
  3. It softens when it's warmed by the heat of your mouth.
  4. All of the above.

Question 3 of 3

What are the benefits to chewing gum?

  1. It helps neutralize acids in the mouth.
  2. It can help you stay alert.
  3. It can help you relax.
  4. All of the above.

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