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A mall comes from the ancient idea of a grand marketplace. Famous markets from the past are Tehran's Grand Bazaar or the Oxford Covered Market. The first mall in America was The Arcade in Providence, Rhode Island and the biggest mall in the world is the West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

  1. 1. What was the first mall in America?
    1. a. The Arcade
    2. b. The Mall
    3. c. The Covered Market
  2. 2. What was the marketplace in Tehran called?
    1. a. The Grand Bazaar
    2. b. The Covered Market
    3. c. The Place
  3. 3. What inspired a mall?
    1. a. A trend
    2. b. A marketplace
    3. c. A store