Adrenaline junkies get their fix by daring to do the unthinkable. These daredevils push the limits on what can and can't be done. But how much do you really know about thrill seekers? Prepare to judge yourself on your daredevil knowledge, but whatever you do, don't try these things at home.
Question 1 of 20
Funambulism is another term for the daring activity of tightrope walking.
Question 2 of 20
No person has successfully scaled, or upwardly climbed, skyscrapers without the help of equipment.
Question 3 of 20
Barnstorming, or when pilots perform stunts in airplanes, got its name from pilots using farmland for take-offs and landings.
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The first man to survive Niagara Falls' drop in a barrel was accompanied by his cat.
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The king of all daredevils, Evel Knievel, received his alias while in jail.
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"Wingwalkers," or daredevils who ventured outside of moving planes to perform stunts, became popular entertainers in the 1960s.
Question 7 of 20
Live performances aren't the only ways audiences can get their daredevil fix -- DC Comics created the comic series "Daredevil" in 1964.
Question 8 of 20
The first human projectile performed his trick in drag.
Question 9 of 20
BASE jumping, or freefalling from relatively low altitudes, is a daredevil activity because jumpers must deploy their parachutes quickly.
Question 10 of 20
Daredevil Felix Baumgartner holds the world record for the highest and lowest BASE jumps.
Question 11 of 20
Evel Knievel's famous motorcycle jump at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nev., was so memorable because he landed perfectly.
Question 12 of 20
Cannons used for human cannonball performances are real, but they use less power to reduce injury.
Question 13 of 20
In 1920, poor Charles Stephens lost his arm attempting to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel.
Question 14 of 20
Robbie Knievel, one of Robert "Evel" Knievel's sons, has NOT completed the majority of his father's motorcycle jumps.
Question 15 of 20
The first ever non-frame parachute jump was made from a hot air balloon.
Question 16 of 20
During his humble beginning as a motorcycle shop owner, Evel Knievel attempted to jump over a box of rattlesnakes and a mountain lion in order to attract visitors.
Question 17 of 20
No one has tightrope walked across the Niagara River.
Question 18 of 20
The MTV show "Jackass" was known for its daring and senselessly dangerous stunts.
Question 19 of 20
Calling themselves polar bears, these Russian groups enjoy swimming in frigid temperatures, even though they risk frostbite and hypothermia.
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