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Air racing: Quiz


Question 1: Set in the 1930s, the movie ________ briefly touches on the early days of air racing.
My Neighbor TotoroKiki's Delivery ServicePrincess MononokePorco Rosso

Question 2: Some other minor events were held before the August 22-29 1909 Grand Week of the Champagne at ________.
ÉpernayChâlons-en-ChampagneAy, MarneReims

Question 3: Air racing is a ________ that involves small aircraft.
IrelandSports clubSportOlympic Games

Question 4: The 1965 film ________ depicts a £10,000-prize air race between London and Paris.
The Fast LadyMiranda (1948 film)Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying MachinesHoliday Camp

Question 5: The premier event — the Gordon Bennett Trophy — was won by ________, who beat second place finisher Louis Blériot by five seconds.
Glenn CurtissCurtiss Model HFlying boatCurtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company

Question 6: ________ has created a series called the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in which competitors fly singularly through a series of air gates, between which they must perform a prescribed maneuvers.
Monster EnergyBurn (energy drink)New York Red BullsRed Bull

Question 7: In 1921, the ________ instituted the National Air Meets, which became the National Air Races in 1924.
PhilippinesAlaskaUnited StatesCanada

Question 8: In 1934, the MacRobertson Air Race from England to ________ took place with the winning de Havilland Comet flown by Scott and Campbell Black.
United KingdomBarbadosCanadaAustralia


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