WONDER #1343: How Was Fire Discovered?

Question 1 of 3

The ancient Greeks believed that who stole fire from the gods and gave it to humans?

  1. Apollo
  2. Zeus
  3. Prometheus
  4. Aphrodite

Question 2 of 3

In addition to a fuel source, what element is needed to create the chemical reaction we know as fire?

  1. nitrogen
  2. helium
  3. hydrogen
  4. oxygen

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is NOT one of the probable early uses of fire?

  1. cooking food
  2. powering steam engines
  3. heating
  4. keeping predators away

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