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Have you ever taken a ride on a Ferris Wheel? Would you like to try this exciting National Ferris Wheel Day quiz? If we talk about the 14th of February, then it is likely that you will start thinking about Valentine's Day, but did you know that this day is also celebrated as National Ferris Wheel Day? Well, don't worry. With this quiz, you can test your knowledge about Ferris Wheels, and you will also get to learn some facts you didn't know before. Go for it, and don't forget to share this quiz with your friends and loved ones.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these is a good way to celebrate National Ferris Wheel Day?

    • A.

      Learn some new facts about Ferris Wheel.

    • B.

      Take a ride on a Ferris Wheel.

    • C.

      Introduce your friends or family members to a Ferris Wheel.

    • D.

      All of these are good ways of celebrating this day.

    Correct Answer
    D. All of these are good ways of celebrating this day.
    Explanation
    All of the options mentioned are good ways to celebrate National Ferris Wheel Day. Learning new facts about Ferris Wheels can enhance one's knowledge and appreciation for this iconic amusement ride. Taking a ride on a Ferris Wheel allows individuals to experience the thrill and joy that it offers firsthand. Introducing friends or family members to a Ferris Wheel can create lasting memories and share the excitement with loved ones. Therefore, all of these options contribute to a meaningful celebration of National Ferris Wheel Day.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the creator of the original Ferris Wheel?

    • A.

      Othmar Ammann

    • B.

      George Washington Gale Ferris Jr.

    • C.

      John A. Roebling

    • D.

      Charles Ellet Jr.

    Correct Answer
    B. George Washington Gale Ferris Jr.
    Explanation
    George Washington Gale Ferris Jr. is the correct answer because he is widely recognized as the creator of the original Ferris Wheel. In 1893, Ferris designed and built the Ferris Wheel for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. His invention was a landmark in engineering and became a popular attraction at fairs and amusement parks worldwide. Othmar Ammann, John A. Roebling, and Charles Ellet Jr. are not associated with the creation of the Ferris Wheel.

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  • 3. 

    In which year was the original Ferris Wheel built?

    • A.

      1877

    • B.

      1888

    • C.

      1893

    • D.

      1898

    Correct Answer
    C. 1893
    Explanation
    The original Ferris Wheel was built in 1893.

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  • 4. 

    In which year was the original Ferris Wheel demolished?

    • A.

      1891

    • B.

      1895

    • C.

      1900

    • D.

      1906

    Correct Answer
    D. 1906
    Explanation
    In 1906, the original Ferris Wheel was demolished.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these cities has a Ferris Wheel?

    • A.

      London

    • B.

      Jakarta

    • C.

      Tel Aviv

    • D.

      All of these

    Correct Answer
    D. All of these
    Explanation
    All of these cities have a Ferris Wheel. A Ferris Wheel is a popular amusement ride consisting of a large vertical wheel with passenger gondolas attached to the rim. London is known for the London Eye, Jakarta has the Ancol Dreamland Ferris Wheel, and Tel Aviv has the Eye of the City Ferris Wheel. Therefore, all of these cities have a Ferris Wheel.

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  • 6. 

    Approximately, maximum, how many people could the original "Chicago wheel" hold?

    • A.

      1,000

    • B.

      1,380

    • C.

      2,160

    • D.

      3,200

    Correct Answer
    C. 2,160
    Explanation
    The original "Chicago wheel" could hold a maximum of 2,160 people.

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  • 7. 

    What's the name of the world's tallest Ferris Wheel?

    • A.

      Star of Nanchang

    • B.

      Sky Dream

    • C.

      Ain Dubai

    • D.

      Singapore Flyer

    Correct Answer
    C. Ain Dubai
    Explanation
    Ain Dubai is the correct answer because it is currently the world's tallest Ferris wheel. Located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, it stands at a height of 250 meters (820 feet). It surpasses other famous Ferris wheels such as the Star of Nanchang, Sky Dream, and Singapore Flyer in terms of height, making it the tallest one in the world.

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  • 8. 

    How many feet tall is the High Roller?

    • A.

      550 feet

    • B.

      670 feet

    • C.

      695 feet

    • D.

      740 feet

    Correct Answer
    A. 550 feet
    Explanation
    The High Roller is 550 feet tall.

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  • 9. 

    Which country does the famous Ferris Wheel named Tianjin Eye belong to?

    • A.

      Japan

    • B.

      China

    • C.

      South Korea

    • D.

      Singapore

    Correct Answer
    B. China
    Explanation
    The famous Ferris Wheel named Tianjin Eye belongs to China.

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  • 10. 

    On which date was the Singapore Flyer officially opened?

    • A.

      15 April 2008

    • B.

      19 July 2009

    • C.

      06 February 2011

    • D.

      23 September 2013

    Correct Answer
    A. 15 April 2008
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 15 April 2008. This date marks the official opening of the Singapore Flyer.

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