Walt Disney World Trivia

Q: Which of the following was an opening day attraction at Walt Disney World Resort? Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Pirates of the Caribbean, it’s a small world or Space Mountain?
A: it’s a small world

Q: What was unique about the construction method for Disney’s Contemporary Resort Hotel?
A: The A-frame was built like an egg crate. The individual rooms were completed – almost completely furnished – several miles away, then slid into the hotel structure by huge cranes.

Q: What Magic Kingdom attraction from 1971 was first built at Walt Disney World Resort, then later copied at Disneyland in California?
A: Country Bear Jamboree

Q: When Magic Kingdom was first planned, an apartment for the Disney family was designed to be included in what structure?
A: Cinderella Castle

Q: Which Disney family member dedicated Walt Disney World Resort in October 1971?
A: Walt Disney’s brother, Roy O. Disney

Q: Which Disney family member helped rededicate Walt Disney World Resort as part of the 25th Anniversary celebration in 1996?
A: Walt Disney’s nephew, Roy E. Disney

Q: Why were pre-opening cast members for Walt Disney World Resort traveling frequently to Colorado?
A: The Celebrity Sports Center in Denver, Colo., built by a group of celebrity investors including Walt Disney and Art Linkletter, then later purchased by Walt Disney Productions, was used as a training ground for employees who soon would be operating resorts at Walt Disney World. Disney sold it in 1979.

Q: What is the oldest attraction in Magic Kingdom?
A: Prince Charming Regal Carrousel (formerly Cinderella’s Golden Carrousel), built in 1917 for the Detroit Palace Garden Park, later moved to Maplewood Olympic Park in New Jersey, where the Disney designers discovered it.

Q: What is the hometown of Walt Disney World Resort?
A: Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Q: What is the largest pavilion at Epcot?
A: The Land, covering six acres including greenhouses and labs to study agricultural techniques.

Q: Which Epcot pavilion creates its own electricity?
A: Universe of Energy. On the roof are two acres of solar panels that generate enough electricity to power much of the attraction.

Q: What Magic Kingdom attraction was discovered in the Yucatan?
A: Four locomotives hauling freight and passengers were purchased by Disney, then renamed the Walter E. Disney, the Roy O. Disney, the Lilly Belle and the Roger Broggie — to create the Walt Disney World Railroad.

Q: Where in Epcot can you find Doges’ Palace?
A: Italy

Q: Which attraction at Disneyland is only one-third the length of the same at Walt Disney World Resort?
A: Monorail

Q: What Disney TV show inspired the Mike Fink Keelboats attraction?
A: "Davy Crockett and the River Pirates"

Q: In 1988, magician Doug Henning was a consultant for the creation of which Walt Disney World "attraction"?
A: Adventurers Club at Downtown Disney Pleasure Island

Q: What kind of tree is the Swiss Family Treehouse tree supposed to be?
A: Banyan

Q: What’s the name of the boat outside The American Adventure?
A: The Golden Dream

Q: Which bear swings down from the ceiling in Country Bear Jamboree?
A: Teddi Bara

Q: What’s the name of the Blizzard Beach mascot?
A: Ice Gator

Q: Mickey’s Toontown Fair was originally called what?
A: Mickey’s Birthdayland

Q: Where in World Showcase can you find an authentically faked thatch roof?
A: United Kingdom

Q: On what "bodies" of water in Magic Kingdom will you find the Liberty Belle and the Bertha Mae?
A: Rivers of America

Q: Which Epcot attraction do you ride through in "time machines"?
A: Spaceship Earth

Q: Where in Walt Disney World Resort would one see the "Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue"?
A: Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground

Q: Liberty Square is between what two lands?
A: Frontierland and Fantasyland

Q: What is "Big Bertha," found at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa?
A: A fairground organ

Q: What is the name of the hotel featuring The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror?
A: Hollywood Tower Hotel

Q: On what attraction can one take "The Happiest Cruise That Ever Sailed?"
A: it’s a small world

Q: What Disney resort is built alongside the Sassagoula River?
A: Disney’s Port Orleans Resort

Q: Name the only government-sponsored World Showcase pavilion.
A: Morocco

Q: What is the only Disney Audio-Animatronics figure to walk up stairs?
A: Benjamin Franklin in The American Adventure

Q: What attraction was "flight-tested" by U.S. astronauts and Russian cosmonauts?
A: Space Mountain

Q: What is the tallest attraction on property?
A: Expedition Everest in Disney’s Animal Kingdom is just under 200 feet tall.

Q: How many screens are in a Circle-Vision movie theater?
A: Nine

Q: The first Walt Disney World professional golf tournament was won by what golfer?
A: Jack Nicklaus

Q: The "theater district" of Hollywood is re-created on what street at Disney’s Hollywood Studios?
A: Sunset Boulevard

Q: Which Walt Disney World hotel has a monorail running right through its center?
A: Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Q: What is the fastest attraction at Walt Disney World Resort?
A: Test Track presented by General Motors, which reaches a top speed of 65 mph

Q: What attraction takes guests from 0 to approximately 60 mph in 2.8 seconds?
A: Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith, an indoor roller coaster at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

 

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