How Much Do You Know About National Aviation Day?

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Aviation has become a part of everyday life. But do you know how it started and who started it? Take this National Aviation Day to test your knowledge of this day, as well as a few facts about aviation. For centuries, humans have been fascinated by flight. It is time to recall aviation history. Start this informative quiz to test as well as enhance your knowledge. All the best! Do not forget to share the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When is this day celebrated?

    • A.

      August 15

    • B.

      August 18

    • C.

      August 19

    • D.

      August 22

    Correct Answer
    C. August 19
    Explanation
    This day is celebrated on August 19.

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  • 2. 

    In which year was this holiday established?

    • A.

      1935

    • B.

      1939

    • C.

      1942

    • D.

      1945

    Correct Answer
    B. 1939
    Explanation
    The holiday was established in the year 1939.

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  • 3. 

    Under whose presidency did this day get recognition?

    • A.

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • B.

      Herbert Hoover

    • C.

      Harry S. Truman

    • D.

      John F. Kennedy

    Correct Answer
    A. Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Explanation
    Franklin D. Roosevelt is the correct answer because he was the president who recognized this day. The question is asking about the president under whose presidency this day received recognition.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following is a part of aviation?

    • A.

      Business flights

    • B.

      Flight training

    • C.

      Paragliding

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Aviation encompasses various activities related to aircraft and flying. Business flights involve the transportation of people or goods for commercial purposes using aircraft. Flight training involves teaching individuals how to operate and pilot aircraft. Paragliding is a recreational activity that involves flying using a lightweight, foot-launched glider. Therefore, all of the given options, including business flights, flight training, and paragliding, are part of aviation.

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  • 5. 

    What activities are performed to celebrate this day?

    • A.

      Explore aviation museums

    • B.

      Learn to fly

    • C.

      Build a model plane

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above activities are performed to celebrate this day. Exploring aviation museums allows people to learn about the history and advancements in aviation. Learning to fly provides an opportunity for individuals to experience the thrill and excitement of piloting an aircraft. Building a model plane is a creative and educational activity that allows enthusiasts to understand the mechanics of flight. Therefore, all of these activities contribute to the celebration of this day.

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  • 6. 

    If you have a pilot’s certificate, you can enjoy a flight with family and friends on this special day.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Having a pilot's certificate allows one to enjoy a flight with family and friends on a special day. This implies that individuals who possess a pilot's certificate have the necessary skills and qualifications to operate an aircraft safely. Therefore, they are able to take their loved ones on a flight, providing them with an opportunity to share a unique experience together.

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  • 7. 

    Which country celebrates this day as the development of aviation?

    • A.

      UK

    • B.

      US

    • C.

      Russia

    • D.

      India

    Correct Answer
    B. US
    Explanation
    The United States celebrates this day as the development of aviation. This is because the Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, successfully flew the first powered aircraft in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on December 17, 1903. Their achievement marked a significant milestone in the history of aviation and paved the way for the modern aviation industry. The US continues to commemorate this event and recognize the importance of aviation in its development and progress.

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  • 8. 

    The Wright Brothers got their mechanical training as owners of a bicycle shop.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Wright Brothers gained their mechanical training by owning and operating a bicycle shop. This experience allowed them to develop their understanding of mechanics and engineering principles, which they later applied to the development of their airplanes. By working with bicycles, they learned about the importance of balance, control, and stability, which were crucial elements in their aviation experiments. This background in mechanics and their hands-on experience in their bicycle shop played a significant role in their success as aviation pioneers.

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  • 9. 

    When did Wright Brothers make an airplane?

    • A.

      1901

    • B.

      1902

    • C.

      1903

    • D.

      1904

    Correct Answer
    C. 1903
    Explanation
    The Wright Brothers made an airplane in 1903. This was a significant milestone in aviation history as it marked the first successful powered flight. The Wright Brothers, Orville and Wilbur, designed and built the aircraft themselves, known as the Wright Flyer. On December 17, 1903, Orville Wright piloted the plane for a distance of 120 feet in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. This achievement paved the way for modern aviation and revolutionized transportation and travel.

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  • 10. 

    What is the fear of flying in an airplane called?

    • A.

      Driving phobia

    • B.

      Acrophobia

    • C.

      Aviophobia

    • D.

      Katagelophobia

    Correct Answer
    C. Aviophobia
    Explanation
    Aviophobia is the correct answer because it refers to the fear of flying in an airplane. This term combines the word "avio," which relates to aviation or aircraft, with "phobia," which signifies an extreme or irrational fear. Therefore, aviophobia accurately describes the fear specifically related to flying in an airplane. Driving phobia, acrophobia, and katagelophobia are unrelated to the fear of flying in an airplane, making them incorrect options.

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