Hot Air Balloon Trivia Facts And Questions! Quiz

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Hot Air Balloon Trivia Facts And Questions! Quiz

Can you pass this quiz on hot air balloons? Hot air balloons have long been of curious interest to those who love an excellent adventure. The smallest air balloon takes from four to six passengers and a pilot, while the largest can hold up to eighteen passengers and a pilot. This quiz will demonstrate how much you know about hot air balloons.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the purpose of the skirt?
    • A. 

      To close the hole at the top of the envelope

    • B. 

      To direct air into the envelope

    • C. 

      To direct air into the gores

    • D. 

      To burn the propane to inflate the envelope

  • 2. 
    What inflates the envelope?
    • A. 

      The gores

    • B. 

      The skirt

    • C. 

      The basket

    • D. 

      The burners

  • 3. 
    The Gores make up the Panels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    How does the Archimedes Principle apply to a hot air balloon?
    • A. 

      The gas that is foreign to the air that is emmited from burning propane is lighter than the air outside the balloon, which creates buoyancy

    • B. 

      The air being blown into the balloon pushed on the envelope which creates buoyancy that lifts the balloon

    • C. 

      The hot air being blown into the envelope is lighter than the air on the outside of the balloon, which created buoyancy that lifts the balloon

    • D. 

      The Archimedes Principle does not apply to a hot air balloon.

  • 5. 
    How does a hot air balloon fly?
    • A. 

      The burners blow hot air into the envelope. Because the hot air is less dense than the cold air outside of the balloon, it floats which makes it fly.

    • B. 

      The burners blow hot air into the basket. Because the hot air is less dense than the cold air outside of the balloon, it floats which makes it fly.

    • C. 

      Magic

    • D. 

      There are jets that blow air at the ground, and it flies.

  • 6. 
    What steers a hot air balloon?
    • A. 

      Jets

    • B. 

      A steering wheel

    • C. 

      Nothing. It just floats

    • D. 

      Wind currents