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100

What was the name of the first "modern" roller coaster introduced at Coney Island in 1884? 

The Switchback Railway

100

Which U.S. state houses the Six Flags Magic Mountain, known for its record-breaking number of roller coasters?

California

100

What groundbreaking coaster model developed by Intamin features a hydraulic launch system, propelling riders from 0 to 128 miles per hour in under 4 seconds?

 Accelerator Coaster

100

What was the first roller coaster to exceed a height of 200 feet when it debuted in 1989?

Magnum XL-200

100

What term refers to the moment when riders experience negative G-forces, feeling lifted from their seats?

Airtime

200

What coaster was the first full circuit giga coaster?

Millennium Force

200

Which European country is home to Europa-Park, one of the continent's largest and most visited theme parks?

 Germany

200

Which coaster element allows riders to experience a momentary sensation of weightlessness due to rapid upward acceleration?

Airtime Hills

200

What was the coaster that held the record for the fastest speed at its opening in 2005, reaching 128 miles per hour?

Kingda Ka at Six Flags Great Adventure

200

Which coaster element involves a rapid, upside-down maneuver where riders rotate 360 degrees around a horizontal axis?

Multiple Answers (Vertical Loop, Heartline Roll, Corkscrew, etc)

300

What company is credited with inventing the tubular steel track that revolutionized the roller coaster industry?

Arrow Dynamics (or Arrow Development)

300

Which amusement park in the United Arab Emirates is known for its Formula Rossa, the world's fastest roller coaster reaching speeds of up to 149 miles per hour?

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

300

What coaster design innovation, pioneered by Rocky Mountain Construction (RMC), replaces traditional wooden tracks with steel I-beams?

I-Box Track

300

Which roller coaster held the title of the longest track length when it opened in 1999, spanning over 8,100 feet?

Steel Dragon 2000 at Nagashima Spa Land

300

What's the name for the element where the track twists horizontally in a helix-like spiral?

Corkscrew

400

What was the first "modern" roller coaster to feature a full circuit inversion, where riders experience a complete upside-down moment?

Corkscrew at Knott's Berry Farm

400

What's the name of the Australian theme park known for its hypercoaster, Superman Escape, and the Tower of Terror II?

Warner Bros. Movie World

400

What unique coaster model features spinning cars that rotate freely on a vertical axis, enhancing the unpredictability and excitement of the ride?

Mack Xtreme Spinner

400

Name the coaster with the most inversions upon its opening in 2013?

The Smiler at Alton Towers

400

Which coaster feature, often found on inverted and floorless coasters, sends riders into a full 360-degree rotation while remaining weightless?

Zero-G Roll

500

In what year did the first full circuit roller coaster reach speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour, introducing a new era of extreme coasters?

2001 (Dodonpa at Fuji-Q Highland)

500

Identify the Asian country where you can find Everland, housing T-Express?

South Korea

500

Name the roller coaster manufacturer known for its X-Car design, offering unique spinning and tilting experiences.

Maurer Rides

500

What coaster set the record for the steepest drop in the world upon its debut in 2015, with an angle of 121 degrees?

Takabisha at Fuji-Q Highland

500

What term describes a coaster's first drop that is half an an inline twist into a drop?

Wingover Drop or Dive Drop

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