WONDER #510: Who Invented Weekends?

Question 1 of 3

Which prominent factory owner played a big role in the development of the two-day weekend?

  1. Thomas Edison
  2. Benjamin Franklin
  3. Henry Ford
  4. John Adams

Question 2 of 3

Which day of the week is the traditional Jewish day of rest?

  1. Friday
  2. Saturday
  3. Sunday
  4. Wednesday

Question 3 of 3

The United States government didn’t begin to limit companies to a 40-hour workweek until what year?

  1. 1938
  2. 1776
  3. 1861
  4. 2004

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