More than 100 years since the first successful flight in the world, planes have now become an essential part of modern society. With these flying machines, we can save a lot of time and effort travelling or transporting goods over long distances. Check out the following 28 trivia aeroplane quiz questions and answers to see how much you know about them.
Aeroplane Quiz Questions And Answers
1. When did Orville and Wilbur Wright make the first successful flight in the world?
2. Which of the following facts is true about a supersonic aeroplane?
A. It flies faster than the speed of light
B. It flies faster than the speed of sound
C. It does not carry passengers
3. What was the name of aeroplanes with their wings flapping up and down like a bird?
4. What is currently the largest passenger airliner in the world?
A. Airbus A380
B. Boeing 767
C. Bombardier Global 8000
5. Why do flight attendants ask passengers o raise the window shades during landing?
A. To get more natural light
B. To see outside in an emergency
C. To balance the pressure
6. A typical cabin window on an aeroplane is made up of how many panels?
7. In an emergency when the aeroplane experiences a sudden loss in cabin pressure, for how many minutes can an oxygen mask provide us with oxygen?
A. 5 minutes
B. 15 minutes
C. 30 minutes
8. What is the name of the white lines that an aeroplane leaves in the sky?
9. What is generally considered to be the world’s oldest airline, which was established in 1919?
C. Delta Air Lines
10. The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird is currently the fastest jet aircraft in the world. What is the maximum speed that this aeroplane can reach?
A. Around 900 km/h
B. Around 1,500 km/h
C. Around 3,500 km/h
11. What is the name of the parts that spin around on top of a helicopter?
A. Motor blades
B. Rotor blades
C. Spinning blades
12. In 1927, Charles Lindbergh became the first person to cross which ocean on a solo, non-stop flight with his aeroplane “the Spirit of St. Louis”?
A. The Atlantic Ocean
B. The Pacific Ocean
C. The Indian Ocean
13. These days, most of the aeroplanes have fixed wings. What does this term mean?
A. The wings are crafted from metal to prevent them from breaking
B. The wings do not move back and forth or up and down
C. The wings have a long design to help the aeroplane fly higher
14. Despite its name, what is the actual colour of the black box in an aeroplane, which is also known as the Flight Data Recorder?
15. Which of the following terms refers to the fear of flying?
16. Which of the following is the most common cause of non-fatal injuries associated with aeroplanes?
A. Aeroplane crashes
B. Food poisoning
17. Which type of aeroplane is the Antonov AN-225, the world’s biggest aircraft?
A. A cargo aeroplane
B. A bomber aeroplane
C. A passenger aeroplane
18. Which of the following facts is true about cargo aeroplanes?
A. They have some passenger seats
B. They can only fly in a short distance
C. They are bigger than passenger aeroplanes
19. Which of the following is not one of the 4 main forces that act on an aeroplane and help it fly?
20. Which of the following facts is true about the kamikaze pilots during World War II?
A. They crashed their aeroplanes into a ship to cause an explosion
B. They always committed suicide if caught by the enemies
C. They were trained for riding bomber aeroplanes
21. Which type of aircraft has wings, but has no motor?
22. Which type of aircraft has a motor, but has no motor?
23. Which of the following is supersonic aircraft?
24. In 2015, how many days did the Solar Impulse 2 aeroplane travel crossing continents nonstop using only solar power?
A. Almost 2 days
B. Almost 5 days
C. Almost 10 days
25. What is the name of the special aircraft that carries the President of the United States?
A. Air Force Secret
B. Air Force One
C. Air Force Special
26. Which of the following facts is true about the Enola Gay aeroplane?
A. It carried the atomic bomb dropped in Hiroshima in 1945
B. It is the first electric aeroplane in the world
C. It carried Hitler in World War II
27. During World War II, Allied pilots used the term “Foo Fighters” to describe what?
A. German aeroplanes
28. Which aircraft is the longest continuously produced military model for over 6 decades due to its solid design?
What do you think about these aeroplane quiz questions and answers? We hope you learn some interesting facts and enjoy your time with friends and family. For more challenges on the same topic, check out the following travel quiz, or this quiz about London tube.