The Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane Test | Final Test - Hard

Russell Freedman
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What characteristics did the Wright brothers want for their engine?

2. When did the U.S. Signal Corps sign a contract with the Wright brothers?

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

4. What did the Wright brothers do when they returned home?

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

Short Essay Questions

1. What did the Wright brothers work on in the spring of 1904?

2. What was the Wright Flyer III declared?

3. What problems did the brothers encounter?

4. What did Wilbur and Orville decide to build themselves?

5. What did Wilbur and Orville send a telegram about to their father?

6. What did the Wright brothers make history with in May 1908?

7. What record did Wilbur set on October 5, 1905?

8. What did the Wright Brothers know about a motor in Chapter 6?

9. What did Orville figure out while lying in bed one night?

10. What did the Wright brothers write at the start of Chapter 7?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Choose two aviators other than the Wright brothers and compare and contrast their methods.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the relationship that the Wright brothers had with the United States War Department.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the impact that aviation had on warfare.

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