Oracle bones were used by the Chinese to tell what happened in the past.

Oracle bones were used by the Chinese to tell what happened in the past. True or False

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False. Oracle bones were used by the Chinese to tell what will happen about the future. This were used by the diviners who would want to know the future of the weather, their crops, the fortunes of the members of a royal family, among others. The questions are carved onto bones or shells then heat is applied until thermal expansion causes it to crack which is eventually interpreted by the oracle.

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