WONDER #500: What Is a Smokejumper?

Question 1 of 3

Wilderness firefighters who jump out of airplanes and parachute into remote areas to fight wildfires are called what?

  1. smokejumpers
  2. parafighters
  3. planefires
  4. flysmokers

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following countries does NOT use smokejumpers?

  1. United States
  2. Canada
  3. Mongolia
  4. Nigeria

Question 3 of 3

The idea of smokejumping was first proposed in which year?

  1. 1865
  2. 1900
  3. 1934
  4. 1999

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