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Bungee Jumping

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Bungee jumping was invented by A.J. Hackett of New Zealand and involves jumping from a high place while hooked up to a thick elastic rope. The diver falls and snaps back into the air before they hit the ground. Even though you're connected to a rope, bungee jumping is very dangerous. Ropes can fail and many jumpers get whiplash injuries.

  1. 1. What kind of injury is common with bungee jumping?
    1. a. Sunburn
    2. b. Whiplash
    3. c. Broken bones
  2. 2. What kind of rope does a bungee jumper use?
    1. a. Long
    2. b. Strong
    3. c. Elastic
  3. 3. Where did the inventor of bungee jumping live?
    1. a. Australia
    2. b. England
    3. c. New Zealand