WONDER #1505: Why Are They Called Tennis Shoes?

Question 1 of 3

The first rubber-soled shoes created in England were called what?

  1. plimsolls
  2. feeties
  3. rubbies
  4. stinkies

Question 2 of 3

The invention of what material helped to spur mass-production of tennis shoes?

  1. clay
  2. leather
  3. vulcanized rubber
  4. shoelaces

Question 3 of 3

German Adi Dassler started which popular shoe company?

  1. Nike
  2. Puma
  3. Converse
  4. Adidas

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