Engineering & Aviation Quiz

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Engineering Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is about two of my personal favorite subjects. Engineering & Aviation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the name of the first Very Heavy Bomber?
    • A. 

      B-17 Flying Fortress

    • B. 

      B-52 Stratofortress

    • C. 

      B-29 Superfortress

    • D. 

      Boeing 747

    • E. 

      Grumman F4F Wildcat

  • 2. 
    The name of the world's tallest building is...
  • 3. 
    There were three different fighters that Grumman made during World War II. What were they?
    • A. 

      F4F Wildcat, F6F Hellcat, F8F Bearcat

    • B. 

      Me 109, Me 163, Me 110

  • 4. 
    The B-17 Flying Fortress was the first
  • 5. 
    The world's largest buildings go in order-from early 20th century to now-are?
    • A. 

      Taipei 101, Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, Burj Dubai, Freedom Tower

    • B. 

      Singer Building, Woolworth Building, Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, Sears Tower, Petronas Twin Towers, The World Trade Center, Taipei 101, Burj Dubai

    • C. 

      Seattle Space Needle, Empire State Building, Eiffel Tower, Petronas Twin Towers

  • 6. 
    The Acronym, NASA, stands for what?
    • A. 

      National Astronomical and Space Age

    • B. 

      National Aviation and Space Administration

    • C. 

      National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    • D. 

      International Aeronautics and Spaceship Administrator

  • 7. 
    The German aeronautics campany, Junkers, is pronounced on which way listed below?
    • A. 

      Junkers

    • B. 

      _ Yunkers

    • C. 

      Punkey

    • D. 

      Pumpers

  • 8. 
    Which aeronautics company back in WWII was known as the 'General Motors of the aviation industry'?
    • A. 

      Grumman

    • B. 

      Lockheed

    • C. 

      Martin

    • D. 

      DeHavilland

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      X-15

    • B. 

      SR-71 Blackbird

    • C. 

      X-43A

    • D. 

      Bell X-1

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Jabba the Hut

    • C. 

      Manfred von Richthofen

    • D. 

      Johannas Sabastien Bach

    • E. 

      Millard Filmore

  • 11. 
    What is the name of the world's largest passenger airliner?
    • A. 

      Boeing 747

    • B. 

      Airbus A380

    • C. 

      B-52 Statofortress

    • D. 

      Bell Huey

  • 12. 
    The world's most powerful vehicle was developed by
  • 13. 
    Which building was the tallest building in the world from 1931-1972?
    • A. 

      The Chrysler Building

    • B. 

      Taipei 101

    • C. 

      Empire State Building

    • D. 

      Eiffel Tower

  • 14. 
    Khufu's Pyramid is what kind of geometrical shape?
    • A. 

      Rectangular based pyramid

    • B. 

      Square based pyramid

    • C. 

      Triangular based pyramid

    • D. 

      Rhombus based pyramid

  • 15. 
    Khufu's Pyramid was built by the Egyptians during the Old Kingdom. The pyramid had two uses other than being a tomb for the pharaoh. What were they?
    • A. 

      Studying space and telling the future

    • B. 

      Telling time and eroding

    • C. 

      Take up space and be the tallest structure for 4000 years

    • D. 

      Be the pharaoh's tomb and be massive

  • 16. 
    The Great Pyramids of Giza were once had a smooth texture. Based on your knowledge, why has the smooth texture of the now rough pyramids disappeared?
  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Obelisk de Triomphe

    • B. 

      The leaning tower of Giza

    • C. 

      Washinton Monument

    • D. 

      Big Ben

  • 18. 
    Other than the Leaning tower of Pisa, what other European construction is leaning?
    • A. 

      Eiffle Tower

    • B. 

      Big Ben

    • C. 

      Arc de Triomphe

    • D. 

      Taj Mahal

    • E. 

      Taipei 101

  • 19. 
    Explain why Arc de Triomphe was created and who ordered its construction?