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The earliest yo-yo dates back to 500 B.C., when the toy was made out of two terra cotta clay disks. It is pictured on a Greek vase and features a boy playing with it. The yo-yo was actually a weapon in the Philippines for over 400 years. Modern yo-yos in America became popular during the 1920's and remain popular today.

  1. 1. When was the first yo-yo around?
    1. a. 500 BC
    2. b. 600 BC
    3. c. 300 BC
  2. 2. What was the first yo-yo made of?
    1. a. Terra cotta
    2. b. Wood
    3. c. Bone
  3. 3. Where was the yo-yo a weapon?
    1. a. The Philippines
    2. b. Brazil
    3. c. Tahiti