The Quiz: What is the difference between American and British carousels?
A American carousels use imaginary creatures, British use realistic ones
B They rotate in opposite directions
C The music is from different eras
Viewed from above, American carousels rotate counterclockwise, while the British rides go clockwise. Moreover, in the UK carousels are sometimes called ’roundabouts,’ like the circular intersections that tend to cause American drivers so much confusion.
The correct answer to this quiz is They rotate in opposite directions.