For many of us, Disney World is part of our childhood and the ideal vacation. Filled with characters, magic, and rides sparing no detail, just the name “Disney" invokes memories of being young. During this youth, we don’t really know that much about Disney World, other than where to get in line for Space Mountain.
As adults, we often pride ourselves on knowing the facts and the trivia. So, how much do you really know about the Walt Disney World Resort? You might not know quite as much as you think. Take our quiz to find out.
1. What year did construction of Disney World begin?
2. When Disney World opened, it employed approximately 5,500 employees. Today, roughly how many people are employed?
3. Many of the Disney World and Disneyland attractions originally debuted somewhere else? Where?
a. a Russian museum
b. the 1964/1965 World’s Fair
c. an amusement park in India
d. a circus in Japan
4. Roy Disney was the older brother of Walt. Upon Walt’s death, Roy took the reigns in seeing his brother’s dreams come true. Unfortunately, he died five years after Walt. How did Roy die?
a. a pneumonia
b. brain cancer
c. heart disease
d. the hanta virus
5. EPCOT, according to Walt Disney’s dream, was originally supposed to be what?
a. the largest amusement park in the world
b. a museum of technology
c. a city
d. a military-themed park
6. Walt Disney holds the record for having won the most what?
a. Lifetime achievement awards
b. Law suits
d. Academy Awards
7. The ride Body Wars, at the Wonders of Life pavilion in EPCOT, features what actress playing Dr. Cynthia Lair?
a. Elisabeth Shue
b. Julia Roberts