How Well Do You Know About Fighter Planes?

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How Well Do You Know About Fighter Planes? - Quiz

Fighter aircraft are military aircraft designed to fight air-to-air combat against other aircraft of the same nature. They are different from the bombers and attack aircraft that are meant to attack group targets. So, what do you know about fighter planes? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How were fighter planes called in the 1920s?
    • A. 

      Scout planes

    • B. 

      Air scouts

    • C. 

      Roconisance scouts

    • D. 

      Scouts

  • 2. 
    How did the US Army call their fighters until the 1940s?
    • A. 

      Scouts

    • B. 

      Bentz

    • C. 

      Colts

    • D. 

      Pursuits

  • 3. 
    When were fighters first developed?
    • A. 

      In the 1900s

    • B. 

      In World War I

    • C. 

      In World War II

    • D. 

      In the 1870s

  • 4. 
    What came to replace guns and rockets in the early 1960s?
    • A. 

      Long aim canons

    • B. 

      Submarines

    • C. 

      Air-to-air missiles

    • D. 

      Launchers

  • 5. 
    What came to replace turbojets in the 1970s?
    • A. 

      Air bombs

    • B. 

      Air turbos

    • C. 

      Turbofans

    • D. 

      Turbo fairs

  • 6. 
    What was the aircraft market worth in 2017?
    • A. 

      $32 billion

    • B. 

      $45 billion

    • C. 

      $45.75 billion

    • D. 

      $50 billion

  • 7. 
    When did the 3rd generation jet fighters emerge?
    • A. 

      In early 1950s

    • B. 

      In early 1980s

    • C. 

      In early 1960s

    • D. 

      In early 1970s

  • 8. 
    When did the 4.5th generation jet fighters emerge?
    • A. 

      The 1970s

    • B. 

      The 1980s

    • C. 

      The 1990s

    • D. 

      The 2000s

  • 9. 
    When are the 6th generation jet fighters expected to enter service in the US Air force?
    • A. 

      In 2019

    • B. 

      In 2022

    • C. 

      In 2020

    • D. 

      During the 2025-2030 period

  • 10. 
    During which era were Air force inventories cut?
    • A. 

      At the end of the Cold War

    • B. 

      At the end of the Vietnam War

    • C. 

      At the end of the Gulf War

    • D. 

      At the end of World War II

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