WONDER #2101: How Do Figure Skaters Spin So Quickly?

Question 1 of 3

When figure skaters pull their arms inward while spinning, they begin to spin more what?

  1. slowly
  2. quickly
  3. languidly
  4. lethargically

Question 2 of 3

Figure skaters spin more quickly with their arms tucked in because of the principle of the conservation of what?

  1. angular momentum
  2. endangered species
  3. gravitational waves
  4. massive weight

Question 3 of 3

Figure skaters are able to spin so quickly because ice offers very little what?

  1. gravity
  2. friction
  3. momentum
  4. velocity

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