WONDER #1079: What Is a Personal Watercraft?

Question 1 of 3

The science behind how PWCs work was discovered hundreds of years ago by which famous scientist?

  1. Isaac Newton
  2. Albert Einstein
  3. Clayton J. Jacobson
  4. J.T. Ski

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is an example of Newton's third law of motion?

  1. while riding a skateboard, you fly forward off the board
  2. while riding a skateboard, your friend pushes you forward
  3. while riding a skateboard, you push backward to move forward
  4. standing on a skateboard

Question 3 of 3

A personal watercraft contains an engine that is similar to what other engine?

  1. boat engine
  2. car engine
  3. jet plane engine
  4. lawn mower engine

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