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Today’s trivia: Amusement parks


Riders enjoy the Kingda Ka roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J.
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Riders enjoy the Kingda Ka roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J. (The Spokesman-Review)
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Test your knowledge of amusement parks, big and small.

1. What amusement park ride was introduced at the 1893 World’s Fair?

A. Tilt-A-Whirl

B. Roller coaster

C. Ferris Wheel

D. Bumper cars

2. What 2005 roller coaster, currently the tallest and fastest, takes the rider from 0 to 128 mph in 3.5 seconds and up a 45-story steel tower?

A. Great American Scream Machine

B. Colossus

C. Cyclone

D. Kingda Ka

3. The world’s oldest operating amusement park opened in what year?

A. 1583

B. 1635

C. 1787

D. 1822

4. True or False: Disneyland is the site of the first tubular steel roller coaster.

A. True

B. False

5. What’s the world’s largest theme park?

A. Six Flags in Atlanta

B. Walt Disney World in Florida

C. Universal Studios in California

D. Tivoli World in Costa Del Sol, Spain

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