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Paddle ball

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Even though this toy might seem old-fashioned and primitive to you, paddle ball is still played in Hasidic Jewish and Amish communities around the world, because those cultures prohibit newer toys like video games. It is simply made from a rubber ball attached to a wooden paddle by elastic string. The point of the game is to hit the ball as many times as possible.

  1. 1. What kind of people still play paddle ball?
    1. a. Russians
    2. b. Amish
    3. c. Brazilians
  2. 2. What kind of toys do the Amish prohibit?
    1. a. Paddle ball
    2. b. Barbies
    3. c. Video games
  3. 3. What is the ball of a paddle ball game made of?
    1. a. Glass
    2. b. Rubber
    3. c. Plastic