WONDER #1734: Can People Stick to Walls?

Question 1 of 3

Which of the following is NOT an alternate name used for the Gravitron?

  1. Starship 2000
  2. Starship 3000
  3. Alien Abduction
  4. Carousel

Question 2 of 3

When riding a spinning ride, such as the Gravitron, the feeling of being pushed away from the center is known as what?

  1. centrifugal force
  2. gravity
  3. inertia
  4. friction

Question 3 of 3

On the Gravitron, which force is at work between your back and the rubber pad attached to the wall?

  1. centrifugal force
  2. gravity
  3. momentum
  4. friction

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