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Ice Skating

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The first ice skates were found at the bottom of a Swiss lake. They were made in 3000 B.C. from cattle bones. James II of England and Louis XIV of France were two kings who fell in love with the sport and constructed large and expensive ice-skating arenas on their palace grounds.

  1. 1. Who loved ice skating?
    1. a. Queen Elizabeth
    2. b. Louis XIV
    3. c. Napoleon
  2. 2. When were the first ice skates made?
    1. a. 1000 BC
    2. b. 2000 BC
    3. c. 3000 BC
  3. 3. Where were the first ice skates found?
    1. a. An Italian mountain
    2. b. A Swiss lake
    3. c. A French river