Special Sub-Topic: Magic Kingdom Attractions
|What year did the Pirates of the Caribbean open?|
1973. Another attraction that opened in 1973 was Tom Sawyer Island.
|What is the angle of the big drop (Chickapin Hill) of Splash Mountain?|
47 degrees. Splash Mountain takes guests on an 11 minute ride through Walt Disney's 1946 classic "Song of the South", ending in a 40 mph, 52.5 ft (5 story) final drop.
|What ride did Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin replace?|
Take Flight. Take Flight closed in January of 1998 to make way for Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin. Take Flight was a semi educational presentation about the adventure of flight, as seen through the eyes of a small child. The pavilion was first If You Had Wings, which opened in June of 1972 and was sponsored by Eastern Airlines. When Eastern ended their sponsorship, it closed to become If You Could Fly, sponsored by Delta, which later became Delta Dreamflight or just Dreamflight. Dreamflight was then replaced with Take Flight, but was still sponsored by Delta.
|How long is Big Thunder Mountain Railroad?|
2,780 feet. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad opened in 1980 and the ride covers an area of two and a half acres. Along the way there are 20 audio animatronic figures. There are waterfalls and even a mining town called Tumbleweed.
|How many boats are there for the Jungle Cruise?|
Twelve. They are all individually named also, the names are: Amazon Annie, Bomokandi Bertha, Congo Connie, Ganges Gertie, Irrawaddy Irma, Kwango Kate, Mongala Millie, Nile Nellie, Orinoco Ida, Rutshuru Ruby, Sankuru Sadie, Senegal Sal, Ucayali Lolly, Volta Val, Wamba Wanda, and Zambezi Zelda. There was previously 16, but is currently 12 now.
|Where was Cinderella's Golden Carousel originally located?|
Maplewood, New Jersey. The carousel was originally built in 1917. Disney imagineers rescued the carousel, which may otherwise have been lost. They completely refurbished it, replacing many of the original wooden horses with fiberglass versions in the process, each of which is unique.
|What is on the track below your feet as you board the "Doom Buggies" at the Haunted Mansion?|
Bats. The bats are on the track that goes at the same speed as the Doom Buggies so you can see that it is moving. The Haunted Mansion was built in 1971 and takes 8 minutes from start to finish.
|Along with the current President, who is the only other President to speak at The Hall of President's?|
Abraham Lincoln. The Hall of President's is a half hour show. The costumes that are worn by the audio animatronic figures not only show the styles that were evident during the time that each of the respective President's was in power, but each costume is also tailored using fabrics and techniques from the particular time period as well.
|How many people can fit in each theater of Carousel of Progress?|
226. The ride can accommodate about 3,600 people per hour and lasts about 20 minutes and 45 seconds.
|Which of these is the name of a locomotive of the Walt Disney World Railroad?|
The Lilly Belle. The Lilly Belle was a 1928 locomotive, which is named after Walt's wife Lillian, shares the name of an eight scale model locomotive that Walt had built for fun at his home much earlier. Diane Marie Disney is Walt's first daughter but does not have a train named after her.
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