Waterslides: Cool, Slippery Science Achieve 3000 Answers

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Which of the following sentences
expresses the main idea of the
article?

A. Water parks around the world
include a variety of waterslides
and other attractions.
B. A safe and fun waterslide
relies on the practices of both
physics and engineering.
C. A waterslide designer uses
computer simulations and
testing to ensure rider safety.
D. Waterslides depend on the
constant force of gravity to
pull riders down the slides.
A safe and fun waterslide
relies on the practices of both
physics and engineering.
According to the article, why do
people go faster on a wet slide?

A. Because the water reduces
friction between the riders and
the slide
B. Because the water swings the
riders from side to side as they
descend
C. Because the water increases
the pull of gravity as the riders
descend
D. Because the water increases
friction between the riders and
the slide
Because the water reduces
friction between the riders and
the slide
Based on information in the article,
how are Summit Plummet and
Space Twister different?

A. Space Twister has waterslide
tubes that run through a giant
wheel, while Summit Plummet
emphasizes acceleration with
quick turns and curves.
B. Space Twister drops riders 12
stories almost vertically, while
Summit Plummet lets riders
choose a virtual reality
adventure.
C. Summit Plummet drops riders
12 stories almost vertically,
while Space Twister lets riders
choose a virtual reality
adventure.
Summit Plummet drops riders
12 stories almost vertically,
while Space Twister lets riders
choose a virtual reality
adventure.
Read this passage from the article:

If you’re poised at the
pinnacle of Summit Plummet,
don’t bother trying to get a
glimpse down the chute. It’s
so steep you won’t be able to
see where you’re headed ….
The steeper the slide, the
faster the ride, and Summit
Plummet has a near-vertical
slope. One moment riders are
chilling at the top. Seconds
later, they’re freefalling at
highway speed.

Which words from the passage help
you understand the meaning of the
word pinnacle?
at the top
Based on the article, the reader can
infer that

A. scientists have not determined
what riders enjoy about
waterslides and similar
attractions
B. waterslides are intended to
provide a fun experience to a
wide range of possible riders
C. people enjoy waterslides more
when they can clearly see
where they are going
D. safety is not an important
concern for waterslides
because riders land in water
waterslides are intended to
provide a fun experience to a
wide range of possible riders
Which is the closest antonym for
the word ingenious, as it is used in
the article?
ordinary
Which of these is a statement of
fact?

A. Gimmicks like headsets
diminish the waterslide
experience.
B. Twists and turns are more
thrilling than downhill drops.
C. Waterslide designer is an ideal
career for an engineer.
D. Riders can reach highway
speeds on some waterslide
rides.
Riders can reach highway
speeds on some waterslide
rides.
This article would be most useful
as a source for a student research
project on
A. the popularity of waterslides
by country
B. the science behind
amusement park rides
C. the best careers for
engineering students
D. the history of the discovery of
gravity
the science behind
amusement park rides

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