World Record Attempt By Richard Branson! Trivia Facts Quiz

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World Record Attempt By Richard Branson! Trivia Facts Quiz

Richard Branson is a British Business Magnate, entrepreneur, and adventure, he was born in Shamley Green, Surrey, England, he is known for his publicity stunts and also for setting records in powerboat racing. What do you know about Branson's World Record Attempt! Try this Quiz to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many world records has Richard Branson broken?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      None of the above 

  • 2. 
    What year did Branson cross the Pacific from Japan to Arctic Canada?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1991

    • C. 

      1992

    • D. 

      1993

  • 3. 
    Which of these month did Branson cross the Pacific from Japan to Arctic Canada?
    • A. 

      October 

    • B. 

      March 

    • C. 

      January

    • D. 

      December 

  • 4. 
    When did Branson set a record by travelling from Dover to Calais in a Gibbs Aquada in 1 hour, 40 minutes and 6 seconds, the fastest crossing of the English Channel in an amphibious vehicle?
    • A. 

      April 2004

    • B. 

      October 2004

    • C. 

      January 2004

    • D. 

      March 2004

  • 5. 
    When did Branson and his children make an unsuccessful attempt at an eastbound record crossing of the Atlantic Ocean under sail in the 99 feet (30 m) sloop Virgin Money? 
    • A. 

      September 2007

    • B. 

      September 2008

    • C. 

      April 2008

    • D. 

      March 2007

  • 6. 
    How old is Branson?.
    • A. 

      81

    • B. 

      64

    • C. 

      69

    • D. 

      72

  • 7. 
    What year did he set the record for the first hot air balloon to cross the Atlantic?
    • A. 

      1987

    • B. 

      1985

    • C. 

      1980

    • D. 

      1989

  • 8. 
    Which of these years did Sir Richard, Per Lindstrand and Steve Fossett make attempts to circumnavigate the globe by balloon?
    • A. 

      1996 to 1998

    • B. 

      1995 to 1998

    • C. 

      1993 to 1995

    • D. 

      1995 to 1999

  • 9. 
    How old was Branson when he crossed from Dymchurch, Kent, to Wimereux in northern France in three hours 45 minutes?
    • A. 

      68

    • B. 

      52

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      61

  • 10. 
    When did Branson cross from Dymchurch, Kent, to Wimereux in northern France in three hours 45 minutes?
    • A. 

      July 1980

    • B. 

      July 2010

    • C. 

      July 1990

    • D. 

      July 2012