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The Ultimate Classic Amusement Park Rides Quiz
by Staff
Kids and adults simply love amusement park rides. Take this quiz to learn more about the variety of fun and challenges offered by 10 classic amusement park rides.

What is another name for the carousel?

  • merry-go-round
  • roller coaster
  • Tilt-A-Whirl

When did the carousel originate?

  • 500 B.C.
  • 500 A.D.
  • 800A.D.

Which ride incorporates centrifugal force?

  • Rotor
  • carousel
  • Insanity

Who designed the Rotor?

  • Frank Gehry
  • Ernst Hoffmeister
  • Henry Ford

Which is one of the most popular Disney World attractions, ever?

  • You Can Fly
  • The Haunted Mansion
  • Dumbo's Big Flight

Who starred in "The Haunted Mansion" movie?

  • Eddie Murphy
  • Charlie Sheen
  • Rob Lowe

What Disney World ride is a log ride?

  • Splash Mountain
  • The Haunted Mansion
  • It's A Small World

Which park opened the first log ride, called the El Aserradero?

  • Six Flags Over Texas
  • Walt Disney World
  • Busch Gardens Tampa

Some say this attraction is simplistic and naïve, but you won’t forget the theme song. What ride is this?

  • The Haunted Mansion
  • It's a Small World
  • Jungle Cruise

What material is used for the floor of the bumper car ride?

  • graphite
  • wood
  • concrete

What do real cars have that bumper cars do not?

  • brakes
  • bumpers
  • seats

What ride has three arms and is really, really fast?

  • Scrambler
  • It's a Small World
  • merry-go-round

To get your thrills on the Insanity, you will have to go where?

  • Las Vegas
  • Las Angeles
  • Orlando

How far above ground is the Insanity?

  • 750 feet
  • 906 feet
  • 1,200 feet

Who came up with the idea for the first Ferris wheel?

  • George Ferris
  • Walt Disney
  • Ernst Hoffmeister

How much did the first Ferris wheel cost to build?

  • 75000
  • $114,000
  • $380,000

How tall was the first Ferris wheel?

  • 150 feet
  • 264 feet
  • 365 feet

Where did Herbert Sellner construct his very first Tilt-A-Whirl?

  • his home's backyard
  • Chicago World's Fair
  • Disney Land

How many Tilt-A-Wheels has the Sellner Manufacturing Company built since the first one?

  • 200
  • 500
  • 1000

How many cars are attached to the Tilt-A-Wheel?

  • seven
  • nine
  • thirteen