Testing Your Knowledge On Aviation Quiz

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Testing Your Knowledge On Aviation Quiz

Are you always curious on how aeroplanes operate and who controls the same? Aviation is all activities surrounding mechanical flight and aircraft industry at large. Do you have a dream of being a pilot one-day? Mechanical flight is your career and it pays very well. Take up the challenge and all the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the first widebody airliner?
    • A. 

      Airbus A300

    • B. 

      Boeing 747

    • C. 

      McDonnell Douglas DC-10

    • D. 

      Lockheed L1011 TriStar

  • 2. 
    The longest ranged civil airliner in service is
    • A. 

      Airbus A340-500

    • B. 

      Boeing 747-400ER

    • C. 

      Aibus A380-800

    • D. 

      Boeing 777-200LR

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The first civillian jet airliner put into service is the 
    • A. 

      De Havilland Comet

    • B. 

      Tupolev Tu-104

    • C. 

      Sud Aviation Caravelle

  • 5. 
    The Tupolev Tu-104 was the only civil jet airliner in service 1956 and 1958
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Antonov An 225 is the largest aircraft built in history in terms of wingspan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The largest operator of the Airbus A300 as of 8th October 2011 is
    • A. 

      British Airways

    • B. 

      QANTAS

    • C. 

      South African Airways

    • D. 

      FedEx Express

  • 8. 
    The Boeing 747 launch customer was
    • A. 

      American Airlines

    • B. 

      TWA

    • C. 

      Pan American World Airways

    • D. 

      Delta Air Lines

  • 9. 
    The longest scheduled non-stop route(as of 8th October 2011) is flown by
    • A. 

      Delta Air Lines; Boeing 777-200LR

    • B. 

      Singapore Airlines; Airbus A340-500

    • C. 

      QANTAS; Airbus A380-800

    • D. 

      Air India, Boeing 777-200LR

  • 10. 
    The most popular family of civil airliner in terms of numbers sold is (as of 8th October 2011)
    • A. 

      Airbus A320-200 family

    • B. 

      Boeing 777 family

    • C. 

      Boeing 737 family

    • D. 

      McDonnell Douglas DC-9 family

  • 11. 
    The first aircraft to fly faster than sound was
    • A. 

      Bell X-1

    • B. 

      P-80 Shooting Star

    • C. 

      F-86 Sabre

  • 12. 
    The first civillian airliner to break the sound barrier was
    • A. 

      BAC/Aerospatiale Concorde

    • B. 

      Douglas DC-8

    • C. 

      Cessna 172

    • D. 

      Airbus A330-300

  • 13. 
    Boeing and Airbus have never worked together on a project before
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Boeing-built aircraft have helped in the production of many airbus aircraft
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The first scheduled air mail route utilized what aircraft? 
    • A. 

      Converted Sopwith Camels

    • B. 

      Converted Curtiss JN-4 Jennys

    • C. 

      Douglas DC-3

    • D. 

      Douglas DC-1