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Skateboards first came on the scene in the 1950's in California. A decade later, they were being produced and distributed throughout the United States. A skateboard is a board with four wheels on it that can pivot. A rider places one foot on the board and pushes it along with their other foot. Some riders can do tricks and ride half-pipes. Another version of the skateboard, the longboard, is longer and thinner, with softer, larger wheels.

  1. 1. When did skateboards evolve?
    1. a. 1940's
    2. b. 1970's
    3. c. 1950's
  2. 2. Where were skateboards first popular?
    1. a. Texas
    2. b. Florida
    3. c. California
  3. 3. What can a skateboard's wheels do?
    1. a. Roll
    2. b. Pivot
    3. c. Turn