Q: Is a container a basic tool? ¶
A: Yes, and consisting of any device creating a partially or fully enclosed space that can be used to contain, store, and transport objects or materials.
Q: Was a container developed in the 1950s? ¶
A: Yes, and quickly became ubiquitous.
Q: Were containers probably invented for storing food? ¶
A: Yes, and allowing early humans to preserve more of their food for a longer time, to carry it more easily, and to protect it from other animals.
Q: Are containers "of immense importance to the evolving human populations"? ¶
A: Yes, and "was a totally innovative behavior" not seen in other primates.
Q: Were containers probably objects found in nature such as hollow gourds? ¶
A: Yes, and of which primitive examples have been found in cultures such as those of the Tharu people, and native Hawaiian people.
Q: Is a container protected by being inside of its structure? ¶