WONDER #2060: How Was the Slinky Invented?

Question 1 of 3

Who came up with the name Slinky?

  1. Richard James
  2. Betty James
  3. Richard Slinklater
  4. Beatrice Slinkington

Question 2 of 3

The original Slinky featured how many feet of wire coiled into a two-inch helical spring?

  1. 10
  2. 50
  3. 80
  4. 250

Question 3 of 3

Soldiers used the Slinky as an antenna during which war?

  1. World War I
  2. World War II
  3. Korean War
  4. Vietnam War

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