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The Ultimate World's Greatest Roller Coasters Quiz
by Staff
For thrill seekers a roller coaster may be the ultimate in fun. The designers of roller coasters are constantly pushing the thrill envelope. Take this quiz to learn more about the world's greatest roller coasters.

Where was the first American roller coaster built?

  • Las Vegas
  • Coney Island
  • Los Angeles

How fast can roller coasters go?

  • 50 mph
  • 75 mph
  • 100 mph

What construction material has impacted the safety of roller coasters?

  • wood
  • steel
  • rubber

What roller coaster has trains in the shape of rip-roaring dragsters?

  • Raptor
  • Matterhorn
  • Top Thrill Dragster

What type of roller coaster is the Top Thrill Dragster?

  • bobsled
  • accelerator coaster
  • inverted

Where is America's roller coaster capital?

  • Cedar Point in Ohio
  • Six Flags Over Texas
  • Disney World in Florida

How many thrill seekers ride the Raptor in a year?

  • 500000
  • 1500000
  • 2000000

Which roller coaster has passengers face down in the flying position?

  • Top Thrill Dragster
  • Superman - Ultimate Flight
  • Raptor

How fast does the Superman "fly"?

  • 50 mph
  • 60 mph
  • 90 mph

The Magnum XL -200 has a drop of:

  • 75 feet
  • 98.7 feet
  • 194.67 feet

On an inverted roller coaster, where are the roller coaster cars?

  • on top of the track
  • under the track
  • neither answers

The songs from what musical artist accompany the Rock 'n' Roller Coaster?

  • Aerosmith
  • Carly Simon
  • Sting

The Son of Beast roller coaster is constructed of what material?

  • steel
  • wood
  • neither answer

When was the Son of Beast's wooden loop removed?

  • 1979
  • 2000
  • 2007

Where is the Dodonpa roller coaster located?

  • U.S.
  • Mexico
  • Japan

How long does the Dodonpa take to reach 106.8 mph?

  • 1.8 seconds
  • 10 seconds
  • 12 seconds

How much did the Steel Dragon roller coaster cost to build?

  • $10 million
  • $25 million
  • $50 million

Where is Apollo's Chariot roller coaster located?

  • Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey
  • Paramount's Kings Island in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Kingda Ka roller coaster goes how fast?

  • 90 mph
  • 105 mph
  • 128 mph

What inspired Disney's Matterhorn roller coaster?

  • White Mountains
  • Swiss Alps
  • Andes