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Paper was invented by Cai Lun in 105 AD. He created durable paper by pressing hemp, tree bark, rags and bamboo. By the time the first European paper mill was founded in 1009 AD, the Chinese had been using paper for 900 years. Bamboo paper is still a favorite for calligraphy artists today.

  1. 1. When was the first European paper mill founded?
    1. a. 2000 AD
    2. b. 1000 AD
    3. c. 1000 BC
  2. 2. Who invented paper?
    1. a. Cai Chung
    2. b. Cai Lun
    3. c. Cia Lu
  3. 3. What was the first paper made of?
    1. a. Tree bark and bamboo
    2. b. Recycled paper
    3. c. Tree mulch