Read the story and answer the questions to test your comprehension.
The superstitious Chinese wanted a way to frighten evil spirits and bring good luck. They took their invention of gunpowder and made small rockets. Since then, fireworks became much more elaborate and "pyrotechnitians" or fire-works makers, got a place in Chinese society.
1. What is the name of someone who makes fireworks?
- a. Powderologist
- b. Pyrotechnitian
- c. Rocket scientists
2. What did the Chinese also invent?
- a. Dishwashers
- b. Space ships
- c. Gunpowder
3. What did the Chinese want to do?
- a. Invite evil spirits
- b. Frighten evil spirits
- c. Celebrate Halloween