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Aeronautics: Quiz


Question 1: ________ was one of the most important people in the history of aeronautics.
George CayleyAerospace engineeringAerodynamicsAircraft

Question 2: "navigation of the air") is the science involved with the study, design, and manufacture of flight-capable machines, or the techniques of operating ________.
Business jetDouble-deck aircraftWide-body aircraftAircraft

Question 3: One of the earliest scientists to study aeronautics was Ibn Firnas who studied the dynamism of flying and carried out a number of experiments in 8th century in Cordoba, ________.
Islamic contributions to Medieval EuropeIslamic Golden AgeAl-AndalusHispania

Question 4: [2] Roger Bacon and ________ were some of the first modern Europeans to study aeronautics.
Italian Renaissance paintingMona LisaLeonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci's personal life

Question 5: ________ is a term sometimes used interchangeably with aeronautics, although "aeronautics" includes lighter-than-air craft such as airships, while "aviation" does not.
Powered hang gliderFighter aircraftAviationBoeing

Question 6: [1] One of the significant parts in aeronautics is a branch of physical science called ________, which deals with the motion of air and the way that it interacts with objects in motion, such as an aircraft.
Navier–Stokes equationsFluid dynamicsAerodynamicsBernoulli's principle

Question 7: In a Greek legend, Icarus and his father ________ built wings of feathers and wax and flew out of a prison.
Greek mythologyDaedalusApolloMinos

Question 8: [3] A pioneer of ________,[4] he is credited as the first person to separate the forces of lift and drag which are in effect on any flight vehicle,[5]
Aerospace engineeringElectrical engineeringMechanical engineeringIndustrial engineering


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