WONDER #2375: What is a Catapult?

Question 1 of 3

Which of these is NOT a type of catapult, according to this Wonder?

  1. ballista
  2. slingshot
  3. trebuchet
  4. mangonel

Question 2 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. what made the trebuchet the most accurate catapult in military history.
  2. why everyone should fly in the human catapult at least once.
  3. types of catapults throughout history, including the new Nevis Catapult.
  4. how the Chinese mangonel catapult helped save the Great Wall of China.

Question 3 of 3

Energy stored by a catapult is called ___________________.

  1. kinetic energy
  2. gravity
  3. catapult energy
  4. potential energy

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