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Largest Amusement Park Quiz in the World!
by Staff
Amuse yourself with fun facts from amusement parks across the land. Do you know which ferris wheel is the tallest, which park has the most rides and how many pounds of laundry are done each day at Walt Disney World? This quiz is your ticket to a wild ride of thrilling amusement park trivia. Let’s go!

What is the oldest continually operating amusement park in the United States?

  • Cedar Point
  • Lake Compounce
  • Coney Island

Where will you find the oldest amusement park in the world?

  • Munich, Germany
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Klampenborg, Denmark

What percentage of visitors to amusement parks prefer roller coasters to other rides?

  • 37 percent
  • 46 percent
  • 62 percent

Richard Rodriguez is the record holder for the longest marathon on a roller coaster. How many hours did he ride?

  • 76
  • 98
  • 104

Which famous amusement park holds the world record for the number of rides featured?

  • Cedar Point
  • Coney Island
  • Walt Disney World

What great feature makes Knoebels Amusement Resort so popular?

  • largest water park in U.S.
  • free admission
  • tallest ferris wheel

Why were carousel rides created?

  • to train French nobles for equestrian events
  • to help parents avoid buying ponies for children
  • to practice for betting on horses at the track

Which United States amusement park has a state line running through it?

  • Carowinds
  • Coney Island
  • Six Flags America

The Tilt-A-Whirl is one of the most prevalent and popular amusement park rides. How many people can ride it in an hour’s time?

  • 150
  • 300
  • 500

Which amusement park features large cabbages as an attraction?

  • Kurpfalz Park
  • Mukluk Land
  • Bonfante Gardens

Paul Bunyan land in Brainerd, Mich., is home to the world’s largest what?

  • blue ox
  • axe
  • talking animated man

What famous character will you see at Sanrio Puroland?

  • Hello Kitty
  • Pokemon
  • Tokyo Mickey

The Eejanaika roller coaster in Japan holds the world record for the most inversions. How many does it have?

  • 12
  • 14
  • 21

Walt Disney World in Florida has only closed three times. What was the reason?

  • hurricane
  • flooding
  • swamp fire

What treat is awarded randomly to one family every day at Walt Disney World?

  • free admission
  • a private dinner with Mickey and Minnie
  • a night in a luxury suite

Running an amusement park like Walt Disney World is a dirty business. How many pounds of laundry do they do every day?

  • 178,000
  • 200,000
  • 285,000

What word is most commonly used when naming amusement parks?

  • world
  • adventure
  • land

What amusement park food made its debut at the 1900 Paris Exposition?

  • cotton candy
  • funnel cake
  • corn dog

How many types of corn can be used to make popcorn?

  • 1
  • 6
  • 14

Which ferris wheel is the world’s tallest?

  • London Eye
  • Singapore Flyer
  • Grand Roue de Paris