WONDER #1641: When Was Toilet Paper Invented?

Question 1 of 3

Toilet paper can be traced as far back as which century in China?

  1. 1st
  2. 2nd
  3. 6th
  4. 8th

Question 2 of 3

Modern toilet paper was invented by Joseph Gayetty in what year?

  1. 1758
  2. 1578
  3. 1875
  4. 1857

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following was probably NOT used as toilet paper in the past?

  1. leaves
  2. corncobs
  3. thorns
  4. sponges

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