WONDER #67: When Were Ice Skates Invented?

Question 1 of 3

Which people invented wooden platform skates with iron runners on the bottom in the 14th century?

  1. Dutch
  2. French
  3. Spanish
  4. Australian

Question 2 of 3

Until the 17th century, ice skating was mostly used for what?

  1. sport
  2. recreation
  3. battle
  4. transportation

Question 3 of 3

Historians give credit to which American for making figuring skating what it is today?

  1. Benjamin Franklin
  2. Greg Louganis
  3. Jackson Haines
  4. Mary Lou Retton

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