WONDER #1382: Why Are Fire Trucks Red?

Question 1 of 3

Experts believe which of the following colors would stand out the most at night?

  1. red
  2. yellow
  3. black
  4. purple

Question 2 of 3

Some people theorize that fire trucks are red because, long ago, red paint was what?

  1. very cheap
  2. very expensive
  3. both (A) and (B)
  4. neither (A) nor (B)

Question 3 of 3

Today, the most popular color for fire trucks is what?

  1. red
  2. yellow
  3. lime green
  4. black

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