Aviation History Test! Trivia Quiz

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Aviation History Test! Trivia Quiz

Do you know anything about aviation history? Would you like to learn about it? Aviation is the activities included in the mechanical flight and aircraft industry. A huge milestone was creating the first powered airplane by the Wright Brothers in the early 1900s. Since this era, aviation has been improved technically with the jet's occurrence, which allows transportation all over the world. If you want to know more, this quiz can clear the air.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Define Icarian.
    • A. 

      Someone with ambition

    • B. 

      Someone with high-flying or bold ambition

    • C. 

      Someone without high-flying or bold ambition

    • D. 

      Someone without ambition

  • 2. 
    Where was the "invention of aviation?"
    • A. 

      Annonay, France

    • B. 

      Madrid, Spain

    • C. 

      Paris, France

    • D. 

      Barcelona, Madrid

  • 3. 
    What did a hydrogen balloon use?
    • A. 

      Helium

    • B. 

      Air

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      Hydrogen

  • 4. 
    Who was the first person to fly?
    • A. 

      Etienne Montgolfier

    • B. 

      Jean-Francois Pilatre de Rozier

    • C. 

      Francois Laurent

    • D. 

      Marie Antoinette

  • 5. 
    Define Aerostat.
    • A. 

      A balloonist

    • B. 

      Ballooning

    • C. 

      A balloon

    • D. 

      Something to do with Aerospace

  • 6. 
    Define Aerostar.
    • A. 

      A balloonist

    • B. 

      Ballooning

    • C. 

      A balloon

    • D. 

      Something to do with Aerospace

  • 7. 
    Define Aerostation.
    • A. 

      A balloonist

    • B. 

      Ballooning

    • C. 

      A balloon

    • D. 

      Something to do with Aerospace

  • 8. 
    Define Dirigible.
    • A. 

      An aircraft that can be directed or steered

    • B. 

      Aircraft that have semi-rigid internal framework

    • C. 

      Aircraft that have rigid internal framework

    • D. 

      Aircraft that cannot be directed or steered

  • 9. 
    Define Airship.
    • A. 

      An aircraft that can be directed or steered

    • B. 

      Aircraft that have semi-rigid internal framework

    • C. 

      Aircraft that have rigid internal framework

    • D. 

      Aircraft that cannot be directed or steered

  • 10. 
    What does the term "rigid" refer to?
    • A. 

      Shape

    • B. 

      Size

    • C. 

      Form

    • D. 

      Balance

  • 11. 
    What was the Zeppelin?
    • A. 

      A balloon

    • B. 

      An airship

    • C. 

      A turboprop

    • D. 

      A single-engine airplane

  • 12. 
    Describe the Zeppelin.
    • A. 

      Balloon-type

    • B. 

      Non-rigid

    • C. 

      Semi-rigid

    • D. 

      Rigid

  • 13. 
    What was the kite balloon?
    • A. 

      Tethered or captive balloon with an elongated bag to give it more stability in wind than the standard spherical balloon

    • B. 

      Tethered balloon without an elongated bag to give it more stability in wind than the standard spherical balloon

    • C. 

      Tethered or captive balloon with an elongated strings to give it more stability in wind than the standard spherical balloon

    • D. 

      Tethered or captive balloon with an elongated bag to give it less stability in wind than the standard spherical balloon

  • 14. 
    When did Zeppelin airships start service with the Deutsche Luftschiffahrts A.G. (DELAG) company?
    • A. 

      October 7, 1945

    • B. 

      May 24, 1940

    • C. 

      April 15, 1900

    • D. 

      June 19, 1910

  • 15. 
    When did Henri Giffard of France make the first successful dirigible flight?
    • A. 

      September 24, 1852

    • B. 

      June 14, 1900

    • C. 

      October 3, 1902

    • D. 

      July 5, 1876

  • 16. 
    When did 64 balloons ascend from Paris when the city was under siege?
    • A. 

      1870-1871

    • B. 

      1880

    • C. 

      1890-1895

    • D. 

      1900

  • 17. 
    Who planned to cross the Atlantic Ocean by balloon, had their project not collapsed.
    • A. 

      Ferdinand de Lesseps

    • B. 

      S.A. Andree

    • C. 

      Henri Giffard

    • D. 

      John Wise

  • 18. 
    Who disappeared with the intent of flying across the North Pole?
    • A. 

      Mutsuhito

    • B. 

      S.A. Andree

    • C. 

      Jean Pierre Blanchard

    • D. 

      John Jeffries