WONDER #2026: Did Spiders Help the Allies Win World War II?

Question 1 of 3

What were spider webs used for during World War II, according to this Wonder?

  1. as sutures
  2. to create tapestries
  3. to make crosshairs for weapons’ sights
  4. as fishing line

Question 2 of 3

What two innovations were created in Great Britain but produced in the United States?

  1. Slinkys and Silly Putty
  2. Penicillin and M&Ms
  3. Sleds and penicillin
  4. M&Ms and Slinkys

Question 3 of 3

Vera Laska became a political prisoner and was sent where?

  1. concentration camp
  2. on vacation
  3. France
  4. to the mountains

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