The Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through chapters 5-6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How fast was the wind at Kitty Hawk?
(a) 10 to 20 mph average.
(b) 5 to10 mph average.
(c) 25 to 50 mph average.
(d) 15 to 30 mph average.

2. What toy inspired the Wright brothers in flight?
(a) A toy helicopter.
(b) A toy hot air balloon.
(c) A toy plane.
(d) A toy boat.

3. Where did George Cayley live?
(a) Britain.
(b) France.
(c) America.
(d) Sweden.

4. When was Wilbur born?
(a) 1870.
(b) 1871.
(c) 1867.
(d) 1868.

5. What was Orville's temperament?
(a) Hard headed.
(b) Quiet.
(c) Soft spoken.
(d) Gregarious.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where was the plane built?

2. When did Langley try the full size version of his plane for the first time?

3. What was the weight of the Wright brothers' largest glider after running their wing experiments?

4. How long did the Wright brothers take to do their wing experiments?

5. What were Icarus' wings made of?

(see the answer key)

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