WONDER #1554: Who Invented Carpet?

Question 1 of 3

The oldest known carpet, the Pazyryk Carpet, was found in Siberia and dates back to when?

  1. 5th century B.C.
  2. 1st century A.D.
  3. 2nd century A.D.
  4. 3rd century B.C.

Question 2 of 3

The United States carpet industry got its start in 1791 when William Sprague started a woven carpet mill in what city?

  1. Plymouth Rock
  2. Boston
  3. New York
  4. Philadelphia

Question 3 of 3

The modern U.S. carpet industry got its start in and is still centered around which city in the state of Georgia?

  1. Atlanta
  2. Blue Ridge
  3. Dalton
  4. Valdosta

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