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Quiz about E Ticket  Extinct Disneyland Rides
Quiz about E Ticket  Extinct Disneyland Rides

"E Ticket" - Extinct Disneyland Rides Quiz


A nostalgic look at denfuct rides and attractions of the 1950s-1990s at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA (USA) How many can you remember? Please keep your arms and legs inside the quiz at all times, until it has come to a complete stop.

A multiple-choice quiz by zombipi. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Author
zombipi
Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
372,079
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
267
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Question 1 of 10
1. This Tomorrowland ride was only in operation from 1961 to 1966. It was a "bumper car" style ride propelled by air jets in the floor, activated when the riders' "vehicle" passed over them. What was this ride that was removed after five years to make SPACE for another attraction? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. This ride/show was located in the Carousel Theater in Tommorowland. It featured an Audio Animatronic cast of animals singing classic songs from America's past. The audience was seated theater style, that would move around the building to face four different stages. What was it? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. This "E Ticket" attraction in Frontierland featured a live equine conveyance system. It was one of the original rides from Disneyland's opening in 1955. It went through a few name and trail changes before it was discontinued permanently in 1973.

What was this four-legged ride?
Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. One of my favorite Disneyland rides when I was a kid, was the scale closed track railroad that took riders on a tour of the wilderness of the Western United States. The ride featured a variety Audio Animatronic animals and the bubbling "Colored Mud" of the "Devil's Paint Pots", as well as a geyser threatening to erupt. What ride was it? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Do you recall the the name of the penny arcade that opened in New Orleans Square shortly after its inauguration in 1966? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. A list of defunct Disneyland rides would not be complete without the mention of what many regular Disneyland visitors called the "Sky Buckets". The aerial cable tramway ran between stations in Fantasyland and Tomorrowland, passing through the middle of the Matterhorn Bobsled ride along the way. What was this conveyance system called? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. McDonald's and Disney have had a long and successful co-marketing relationship. In addition to the McDonald's burger stand inside Disney's California Adventure, two kiosks were operating from 1997-2007 with a much narrower menu selection. In addition to drinks, what was the sole food item available in the Conestoga wagon in Frontierland and the Harbour Galley in Critter Country? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Walt Disney had a keen interest in the concept of transportation systems of the future. What Tomorrowland ride propelled passengers along an elevated track in motorless cars? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. This Main Street USA shop and exhibit was one of the original Disneyland attractions, but closed after only one year.

Can you guess the name of this intimate shop?
Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. You may have hear the term, "E Ticket Ride" to describe something exciting or of high quality. What exactly is an "E Ticket" in relation to Disneyana? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This Tomorrowland ride was only in operation from 1961 to 1966. It was a "bumper car" style ride propelled by air jets in the floor, activated when the riders' "vehicle" passed over them. What was this ride that was removed after five years to make SPACE for another attraction?

Answer: Flying Saucers

After Tomorrowland was was redesigned in 1967, the location occupied by Flying Saucers was the location of Tomorrowland Stage and subsequently, by the Magic Eye Theater.
2. This ride/show was located in the Carousel Theater in Tommorowland. It featured an Audio Animatronic cast of animals singing classic songs from America's past. The audience was seated theater style, that would move around the building to face four different stages. What was it?

Answer: America Sings

This amazing attraction opened on June 29, 1974, having replaced the popular General Electric sponsored Audio Animatronic "ride", Carousel of Progress. Many of the Audio Animatronic characters were reassigned to the new, Splash Mountain flume ride.

On July 8, 1974, about on week following America Sings premiere, Disneyland Employee Deborah Stone was fatally crushed between the moving walls of the building, prompted immediate revisions before it would reopen.

The attraction ultimately was shut down in a 1988, remaining closed for years before another attraction was installed.
3. This "E Ticket" attraction in Frontierland featured a live equine conveyance system. It was one of the original rides from Disneyland's opening in 1955. It went through a few name and trail changes before it was discontinued permanently in 1973. What was this four-legged ride?

Answer: Rainbow Ridge Pack Mules

Initially called "Pack Mules", the attraction's trail went through various scenery enhancements, as well as two name changes; "Rainbow Ridge Pack Mules" (1956) and "Mules Through Nature's Wonderland" (1960).

The attraction closed permanently in 1973, being replaced by the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad in 1979.
4. One of my favorite Disneyland rides when I was a kid, was the scale closed track railroad that took riders on a tour of the wilderness of the Western United States. The ride featured a variety Audio Animatronic animals and the bubbling "Colored Mud" of the "Devil's Paint Pots", as well as a geyser threatening to erupt. What ride was it?

Answer: Mine Train Through Nature's Wonderland

An expansion of the Rainbow Cavern Mine Train Ride, this classic ride was inaugurated in 1960. The earlier version was run since 1956.

In 1989, the miniature railroad was closed and replaced by the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad fast ride, which used much of the original scenery and effects.
5. Do you recall the the name of the penny arcade that opened in New Orleans Square shortly after its inauguration in 1966?

Answer: Pirate Arcade and Museum

This pirate themed penny arcade featured several one-of-a-kind custom made coin operated games. It was not really a museum, unless one considers these wonderful game machines as rare works of art. In promotional interviews, Walt Disney had stated that he planned to open a Pirates Wax Museum in New Orleans Square.

These plans changed with the construction of the popular Pirates of the Caribbean dark ride, with the arcade located in the same building. Closed in the 1970s, it was replaced by the Pieces of Eight souvenir shop.
6. A list of defunct Disneyland rides would not be complete without the mention of what many regular Disneyland visitors called the "Sky Buckets". The aerial cable tramway ran between stations in Fantasyland and Tomorrowland, passing through the middle of the Matterhorn Bobsled ride along the way. What was this conveyance system called?

Answer: Skyway to Fantasyland/Tomorrowland

The Alpine style transportation system opened in 1959 and terminated operations in late 1994.

There were rumors that the decision by management to close the attraction was prompted by an April 1994 incident of an intoxicated guest falling from a gondola, landing in a Fantasyland tree 20 feet below. Disney insisted that the closure was due to diminished guest interest in the ride. It was subsequently reported that stress cracks on the support beans inside the Matterhorn mountain were deemed to extensive to repair.
7. McDonald's and Disney have had a long and successful co-marketing relationship. In addition to the McDonald's burger stand inside Disney's California Adventure, two kiosks were operating from 1997-2007 with a much narrower menu selection. In addition to drinks, what was the sole food item available in the Conestoga wagon in Frontierland and the Harbour Galley in Critter Country?

Answer: French Fries

McDonald's French Fries we sold for $3.00 per order, in the Conestoga Wagon and the Harbor Galley in Frontierland from 1997 to 2007. There was also a limited menu McDonald's outlet in Disney's California Adventure.

The contract between McDonald's and Disneyland expired in 2007, after which the parties opted not to renew the agreement.
8. Walt Disney had a keen interest in the concept of transportation systems of the future. What Tomorrowland ride propelled passengers along an elevated track in motorless cars?

Answer: PeopleMover

The PeopleMover commenced operations in 1967 with the Goodyear Corporation as a sponsor.

After several renovations and changes, the last tram left the station in 1995, to be replaced by the short-lived Rocket Rods.
9. This Main Street USA shop and exhibit was one of the original Disneyland attractions, but closed after only one year. Can you guess the name of this intimate shop?

Answer: The Wizard of Bras

This intimate apparel shop and exhibit was operated by the Hollywood Maxwell Intimate Apparel Shop. It included a continual show about ladies' undergarments from the 19th Century to date, as well as "Triple D exhibits" (3 D)

The shop proved to be too much for the family visitor market of the era, failing to garner enough support. It was replaced by the expansion of The Glass and China Shop located next door.
10. You may have hear the term, "E Ticket Ride" to describe something exciting or of high quality. What exactly is an "E Ticket" in relation to Disneyana?

Answer: The highest value ride ticket

From Disneyland's opening in 1955 to 1982, guest required individual ride tickets, which were included in a booklet that included the park's entrance ticket or purchased separately at Ticket Booths located throughout Disneyland.

The tickets were designated "A" through "E", the latter required for the most popular and sophisticated rides and attractions. There never seemed to be enough "E Tickets" in the Entrance Ticket booklet for most kids.
Source: Author zombipi

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