Do You Know the Weirdest Facts About Disney Parks?

By: Annette

Do You Know the Weirdest Facts About Disney Parks?
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About This Quiz

Disney has many secrets, and they're all about to spill! If you're a Disneyphile, then you need to know all these bizarre and amazing facts. Put on your mouse ears and let's get this rolling.
What secret design element can be found all over Disney World?
Fleur de Lis
Florida orange
Mickey Mouse heads
If you look closely, you'll find thousands of Mickey Mouse heads all throughout Disney World. They're also in the surrounding resorts.

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How do employees get from place to place in the Disney World?
Hovercraft
Canals
Secret tunnels
Any crazy Disney fan knows that there are secret tunnels underneath the parks of Disney World. These help employees to get from place to place undetected.

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True or false: People try to spread the ashes of their loved ones in Disney parks.
True
It's true that people try to spread the ashes of their loved ones in Disney parks. This is seriously illegal.
False

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The Presidential Seal in the Hall of Presidents was approved by _____ .
Congress
The US Congress had to approve of the Presidential Seal. There are only three like it in the country: The Oval Office, hall of the Liberty Bell, and the Hall of Presidents.
The French President
No one in government

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How is Cinderella's Castle made to look bigger than it is?
The trees around it are super tall.
The colors make it look bigger.
The windows are really small.
Cinderella's Castle is a lot smaller than it appears. The windows and bricks are smaller to create an optical illusion.

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How big is Walt Disney World?
10 square miles
20 square miles
50 square miles
Walt Disney World is actually on a 50 square mile plot of land. It's not a Small World, after all.

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Which of these was almost in Walt Disney World Animal Kingdom?
Beastly Kingdom
Beastly Kingdom was almost a part of Animal Kingdom. It was going to be dedicated to mythical animals.
Bird Land
The Reptile Retreat

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You'll find a trash can every _____ steps in a Disney park.
30
You can easily find a trash can within every 30 steps in the park. This helps to keep it pristine and clean.
100
150

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Which of these was almost in the World Showcase?
Israel
Equatorial Africa
Spain
All of the above
Israel, Equatorial Africa and Spain were almost represented in the World Showcase. This is according to the 1982 book Epcot Center: A Pictorial Souvenir.

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True or false: The Magic Kingdom's Pirates of the Caribbean attraction is haunted.
True
It's true that the Pirates of the Caribbean ride is haunted. An imagineer named George was killed there during the building of the ride.
False

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The "Tree of Life" in the Animal Kingdom is actually ______ .
A septic tank
An old car
An oil rig
Turns out the "Tree of Life" in the Animal Kingdom is actually an oil rig. It stands 14 stories high.

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Where is there a secret suite?
Peter Pan's Flight
At the tip of the Matterhorn
In Cinderella's Castle
There is a secret suite inside Cinderella's Castle. You cannot book it online, as it's only used for promotional giveaways.

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On Main Street, what is fake?
The water
The food
The US flag
On Main Street, there's a good chance that the US flag that you're seeing is not real. That's so they don't have to take it down at night!

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Where is the only uncultivated lawn in a Disney park?
Tomorrowland
Splash Mountain
The Haunted Mansion
Traditionally, the lawn surrounding the Haunted Mansion is allowed to grow and die as it chooses. Nowhere else in the park is it like this.

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Which of these is hidden in the Matterhorn?
Basketball court
Hidden in the upper third of the Matterhorn ride at Disneyland there is a basketball court. The employees use this to have a game or two.
Football field
Miniature golf

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What does Disney never sell?
Gum
What you'll never found sold in a Disney park is chewing gum. That's because they don't want it to end up on the pavement!
Chocolate
Pain medication

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How much did Walt spend on the land for Disney World in Florida?
$5 million
Disney spent a measly $5 million on the land for Disney World. When he bought it, it was just Florida swampland.
$20 million
$100 million

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True or false: The Epcot World Showcase is filled to capacity?
True
False
It's false that the World Showcase is filled to capacity. In fact, there's room for 8 more countries.

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Epcot's American Pavilion US flag comes from where?
Main Street, Illinois
The White House
9/11/2001
The American flag at the American Pavilion at Epcot center was pulled from the rubble of 9/11/2001. Now, that's pretty amazing!

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Disney purchases the most _____ each year.
Chocolate
French fries
Explosives
Disney is responsible for purchasing more explosives each year than any other entity in the US. That's excluding the Department of Defense.

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In Disney's Tomorrowland, all the plants are ______ .
Fake
Dangerous
Edible
In California's Tomorrowland, all the plants are actually edible. (Please do not test this fact for yourself.)

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What's the most popular Disney souvenir of all time?
Disney sweatshirts
Disney sunglasses
Mouse ears
The traditional mouse ears are the most popular souvenir of all time.

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True or false: Some teacups spin faster than others.
True
It's true that some teacups on the Mad Tea Party ride are faster than others. In California, it's the purple one and the orange one with diamond shapes on it.
False

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What is used to emit fragrance in Disney parks?
Exhaust pipes
Smellitizers
Devices called Smellitizers are used to emit pleasant fragrances in Disney parks. Scents in certain areas are meant to match their surroundings. Main Street USA smells like freshly baked cookies.
Perfume bottles

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What was Epcot originally intended for?
A space station
Residential living
Epcot center was originally intended for residential living. The community was to house 20,000 residents.
A hospital

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At the Haunted Mansion, there is a _____ .
Pet Cemetery
Okay, it's a fake pet cemetery, but it's still there! Mr. Toad has his own gravestone.
Waterslide
Gas station

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What's the name of the wooden leg in Frontierland?
Georgio
Wilhelm
Smith
There's an actual wooden leg in Frontierland named Smith. Here's a quote from Mary Poppins: Bert says, "I knew a man with a wooden leg named Smith," and Uncle Albert responds, "What’s the name of his other leg?”

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Which of these rides was almost at Epcot?
The Mexican Cantina ride
A battleship expedition
The Rhine River Ride
There was almost a Rhine River ride in Epcot Center. It was going to be in the castle structure that is behind the German pavilion.

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In the Magic Kingdom, the brown pavement down Liberty Square symbolizes _____ .
Dirt
Fur
Poop
Yep, that brown path down Liberty Square symbolizes poop! Raw sewage used to run down the streets of Colonial America.

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What's the name of the abominable snowman in the Matterhorn?
Harold
Yes, the abominable snowman has a name, and it's Harold. Be sure to say hello the next time you go!
Chris
Rudolph

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The gold shapes on the It's a Small World exterior are made of ______ .
Tin
Copper
Gold
In Disneyland, the gold shapes outside It's a Small World are actually made of gold. 22 karat gold, to be exact!

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There are a lot of _____ in Disneyland.
Rodents
Cats
Apparently, there are over 200 feral cats in Disneyland. They keep the rodents away and only come out at night. True fact.
Monkeys

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How many of the original attractions at Disneyland are still operating?
2
5
14
There are actually 14 of the original attractions from Disneyland still operating! There were 18 on the day that it opened.

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Which actress was once an Alice in Wonderland?
Michelle Pfeiffer
Michelle Pfeiffer once worked at Disneyland and played Alice in Wonderland. This was in the 1970s.
Meryl Streep
Jessica Lange

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How long did it take to build Disneyland?
1 year
It took only one year to build Disneyland in California. That doesn't seem like a lot of time!
4 years
10 years

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