Flight Quiz #3

1. The upward pull on an aircraft is known as...
a) drag.
b) weight.
c) lift.
d) thrust.

2. The first known unmanned balloon was constructed by...
a) paper makers named the Montgolfier brothers.
b) the Wright brothers.
c) the Marx brothers.

3. The first manned flight was in a balloon in France on November 21, 1783. The aeronaut(s) was/were...
a) Italian diplomat Vincent Lunardi.
b) Professor J. A. C. Charles of the Académie Française.
c) Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, a physicist, and Marquis François d'Arlandes, an army major.

4. Amelia Earhart was alone when she disappeared.
a) true
b) false

5. Charles Lindbergh made the first solo crossing of the Atlantic in...
a) 1922.
b) 1927.
c) 1929.

6. How long was Lindbergh's flight across the Atlantic?
a) 43 hours
b) 33 hours 39 minutes
c) 38 hours 15 minutes

7. Which of the Wright brothers was the first to fly their famed Flyer One aircraft on December 17, 1903 in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina?
a) Orville
b) Wilbur

8. How long was the first Wright brothers flight?
a) 120 feet
b) 175 feet
c) 180 feet
d) 852 feet

9. Which balloonist was mocked as being mad when he spoke of flying engine-driven balloons?
a) A. J. Gannerin
b) M. Alberto Santos-Dumont
c) Salomon Andrée

10. In 1907, the Aerial Experiment Association was established by...
a) Thomas S. Curtis.
b) Mrs. Alexander Graham Bell.
c) Charles E. Taylor.
d) Tomas Trinitario.


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