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Quiz: Flight


Question 1

Which brothers invented the airplane?

A: The Wright Brothers
B: The Orville Brothers
C: The Mario Brothers

Question 2

What was the name of the plane?

A: Glider
B: Sailer
C: Flyer

Question 3

How long did the first flight last for?

A: 20 seconds
B: 12 seconds
C: 1 minute

Question 4

Concorde was the first supersonic passenger plane, but in what year did it first fly?

A: 1968
B: 1969
C: 1970

Question 5

What was the name of the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia?

A: Amelia Earhart
B: Alice Burks
C: Amy Johnson

Question 6

In what year did the first helicopter take flight?

A: 1939
B: 1949
C: 1959

Question 7

What was the name of the first plane to break the sound barrier?

A: F1-17
B: P-47
C: Bell X-1

Question 8

What colour is the black box in a commercial airplane?

A: Orange
B: Black
C: Silver

Question 9

American Pie was the name of the plane that crashed and killed which famous singer?

A: Buddy Holly
B: Elvis Presley
C: John Lennon

Question 10

Which of these film actors is also a pilot?

A: Brad Pitt
B: Bruce Willis
C: John Travolta

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