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Unicycle

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The unicycle evolved in the 19th century from the penny-farthing, a bicycle type of contraption with one huge front wheel and a very small back wheel. Once that second wheel fell away, the unicycle was left: just a wheel, a Y-shaped frame and a saddle for the rider. Using a unicycle takes a lot of leg strength, not to mention balance!

  1. 1. When did the unicycle evolve?
    1. a. 18th century
    2. b. 19th century
    3. c. 20th century
  2. 2. What did the unicycle evolve from?
    1. a. The nickel-dime
    2. b. The dollar-roller
    3. c. The penny-farthing
  3. 3. What is the frame of a unicycle shaped like?
    1. a. An S
    2. b. A Z
    3. c. A Y