How Much Do You Know About Wright Brothers?

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How Much Do You Know About Wright Brothers? - Quiz

Wright brothers were one of the greatest inventors in the human history. Their invention has helped the man to fly. Let's start the quiz test your knowledge about them.


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  • 1. 

    The Wright Brothers were two ___________ brothers.

    • A.

      Spanish

    • B.

      American

    • C.

      German

    • D.

      Italian

    • E.

      Sicilian

    Correct Answer
    B. American
    Explanation
    The given question asks for the nationality of the Wright Brothers. The correct answer is "American" because the Wright Brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright, were born in the United States and conducted their famous aviation experiments and built the world's first successful airplane in America.

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  • 2. 

    They built the first successful _____________.

    • A.

      Ski

    • B.

      Boat

    • C.

      Truck

    • D.

      Airplane

    • E.

      Bicycle

    Correct Answer
    D. Airplane
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Airplane" because it is stated that "They built the first successful" and out of all the options given, an airplane is the only one that can be considered a successful invention. Skis, boats, trucks, and bicycles were not necessarily "built" by anyone in particular, and they have been around for much longer than airplanes.

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  • 3. 

    They were born in Ohio and Indiana, but moved to ______________ to began their flying experiments.

    • A.

      South Carolina

    • B.

      North Carolina

    • C.

      North Dakota

    • D.

      New York

    • E.

      Massachusetts

    Correct Answer
    B. North Carolina
    Explanation
    The Wright brothers were born in Ohio and Indiana, but they moved to North Carolina to begin their flying experiments. This is where they conducted most of their research and testing, including building their first successful airplane, the Wright Flyer. The favorable weather conditions, including consistent winds and sandy terrain for soft landings, made North Carolina an ideal location for their experiments.

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  • 4. 

    The first airplane's wingspan that they built was ____ ft.

    • A.

      17

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      10

    • E.

      15

    Correct Answer
    A. 17
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 17. This means that the wingspan of the first airplane they built was 17 feet.

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  • 5. 

    Because of the Wright Brothers, North Carolina is now called the ____ __ ____.

    • A.

      First in the Air

    • B.

      First in Flight

    • C.

      First to Fly

    • D.

      First Flight

    • E.

      First Flying Airplane

    Correct Answer
    B. First in Flight
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "First in Flight." This is because the Wright Brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright, successfully conducted the first powered flight of an airplane in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on December 17, 1903. This historic event marked the beginning of the aviation industry and North Carolina's significant contribution to the development of flight technology. As a result, North Carolina is often referred to as the "First in Flight" state.

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  • 6. 

    There was an argument between North Carolina and what other state, over the words that would be printed on the license plates, due to the Wright Brothers inventing in one place, and founding in another?

    • A.

      Indiana

    • B.

      Ohio

    • C.

      South Carolina

    • D.

      Georgia

    • E.

      Tennessee

    Correct Answer
    B. Ohio
    Explanation
    North Carolina and Ohio had an argument over the words that would be printed on the license plates because the Wright Brothers invented the airplane in Ohio, but they were born and had their first successful flight in North Carolina.

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  • 7. 

    How many feet did the first plane that they invented fly?

    • A.

      800

    • B.

      752

    • C.

      862

    • D.

      892

    • E.

      852

    Correct Answer
    E. 852
  • 8. 

    Even though they could fly, they hadn't quite figured out how to do what yet?

    • A.

      Turn right or left

    • B.

      Take off properly

    • C.

      Land

    • D.

      Fly very high

    • E.

      Fly for very long

    Correct Answer
    A. Turn right or left
    Explanation
    The question suggests that the individuals being referred to have the ability to fly, but they haven't quite figured out how to do something specific yet. Among the given options, "Turn right or left" seems to be the most fitting answer. This implies that while they can fly, they haven't mastered the skill of maneuvering in different directions while in flight.

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  • 9. 

    What was the engine of the plane called?

    • A.

      Rounded

    • B.

      V6

    • C.

      Piston

    • D.

      Dart

    • E.

      Jet

    Correct Answer
    C. Piston
    Explanation
    The engine of a plane is called a piston engine. Piston engines are commonly used in smaller aircraft and work by converting the energy produced by burning fuel into mechanical energy through the movement of pistons. This mechanical energy drives the propeller, which generates thrust and propels the plane forward. Piston engines are known for their reliability and are often used in general aviation and small commercial aircraft.

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  • 10. 

    What did their father say before they invented the first airplane?

    • A.

      You can do it!

    • B.

      You shouldn't work on this together, one of you should work on this project and the other find another hobby. That way if one doesn't work out, you can fall back on the other.

    • C.

      Someone will get to it before you do

    • D.

      You two will never make that happen, you aren't smart enough

    • E.

      Men would never learn to fly, only Angels - and they were being blasphemous by saying they would fly in the future

    Correct Answer
    E. Men would never learn to fly, only Angels - and they were being blasphemous by saying they would fly in the future

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