WONDER #1023: How Strong Is a Horse?
Question 1 of 3
Some large horse breeds can pull up to how much weight?
- 5 tons
- 30,000 pounds
- 2,500 pounds
- 250 pounds
Question 2 of 3
The term “horsepower” as a measurement for power was developed by whom?
- James Watt
- Isaac Newton
- Nikola Tesla
- Frank Horseman
Question 3 of 3
One horsepower is equal to which of the following?
- lifting 1 pound 33,000 feet in one minute
- lifting 1,000 pounds 33 feet in one minute
- lifting 1,000 pounds 330 feet in ten minutes
- all of the above
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