• 1. 
    In what two states did the Wright Brothers spend most of their childhood in?

  • South Carolina and Georgia
  • North Carolina and Virginia
  • Indiana and Ohio
  • Illinois and New York
  • 2. 
    Who was the older of the two brothers?

  • Wilbur
  • Orville
  • 3. 
    Which of the two brothers made the famous first flight?

  • Wilbur
  • Orville
  • 4. 
    Where did the first airplane flight take place?

  • Raleigh
  • Atlanta
  • Kitty Hawk
  • Dayton
  • 5. 
    Around how long did the first flight last?

  • 45 seconds
  • 2 seconds
  • 12 seconds
  • 2 minutes
  • 6. 
    What was unique about the first flight made by the Wright Brothers?

  • It used special materials that allowed the vehicle to weigh less than air
  • It was the first powered flight in a vehicle that was heavier than air
  • It used a jet engine
  • It broke the sound barrier
  • 7. 
    What factors did the Wright Brothers use in choosing the location of the first flight?

  • There was sand, which they hoped would soften a crash
  • There were strong breezes
  • There was a hill
  • All of the above
  • 8. 
    True or False: After the first successful flight, the Wright Brothers stopped working on planes and never flew again.

  • TRUE
  • 9. 
    What two states lay claim to the Wright Brothers and the First Flight?

  • Ohio and North Carolina
  • Indiana and Ohio
  • South Carolina and North Carolina
  • Illinois and Massachusetts
  • 10. 
    What happened to the original Wright Flyer plane?

  • It is at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
  • It crashed and burned in a later flight attempt
  • It went down somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean
  • It was lost sometime in the 1960s and never seen again
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