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1. It is generally agreed that the first jigsaw puzzle was produced around 1760 by John Spilsbury of London. What was his occupation?
2. Up until about 1880, jigsaw puzzles were known as... ?
3. Puzzles for adults emerged around 1900. Did they have a guide picture on the box, like children's puzzles did ? Yes or No....
4. In the early 1900's, both wooden and cardboard jigsaw puzzles were available. Which type was preferred by manufacturers and retailers?
5. When was the Golden Age of jigsaw puzzles?
6. In mid-1932 there was a vogue for what type of puzzle?
7. The autumn of 1932 brought a novel concept, the weekly jigsaw puzzle. The die-cut 'Jig of the Week' retailed for 25 cents and appeared on the news stands on which day of the week?
8. With improvements in lithography and die-cutting, cardboard puzzles became more attractive, especially when which American jigsaw puzzle producer introduced high quality reproductions of fine art on jigsaws?
9. Experimentation with pop-up figure pieces led to what kind of jigsaw puzzle?
10. Jigsaw puzzles can now be done online with a computer...True or False?
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