Section – 4
Complete the summary below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.
The history of soap
In ancient times soap was used to clean 1 __________. Soap was not seen as a means of personal hygiene until 2 _________times. Ancient people had little technology but many 3 __________.so were probably able to discover soap by chance. Soap was probably only used in 4 __________.societies. There is no evidence that tribespeople at the time of the British 5 __________. used soap. The history of soap has mostly been discovered from 6 __________.The earliest known use of soap in 2500 Be was to wash 7 __________.The Egyptians made soap by mixing salts with oil taken from 8__________. The Romans saw washing themselves as a social activity. They removed dirt using steam and a 9 __________.When Pompeii was excavated, they discovered a 10 __________for making soap.
Answers: 1 clothing 2 modern 3 practical skills
4 wealthy 5 Iron Age 6 written texts 7 wool
8 vegetables 9 metal blade 10 soap factory