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Question 1: There is also a monument at ________, less than 8 miles from John Alcock's birthplace.
London Heathrow AirportManchester AirportLondon Gatwick AirportGlasgow International Airport

Question 2: He became a military pilot during World War I, though he was shot down during a bombing raid, and taken prisoner in ________.
Turkish peopleCyprusTurkeyCroatia

Question 3: John Alcock was born in 1892 in Seymour Grove, Old Trafford, ________.
WalesUnited KingdomEnglandScotland

Question 4: Microsoft ________ has a re-creation of the flight
Microsoft Flight SimulatorDirectXXbox LiveMicrosoft Game Studios

Question 5: Winston Churchill presented them with the Daily Mail prize [2] for the first crossing of the ________ in "less than 72 consecutive hours" and they were knighted by King George V.
Indian OceanAtlantic OceanPacific OceanArctic Ocean

Question 6: Phillips for being the first British subjects to fly the ________.
Indian OceanArctic OceanPacific OceanAtlantic Ocean

Question 7: Commander Albert Cushing Read, who flew from Naval Air Station Rockaway, ________ to Plymouth with a crew of five, over 23 days, with six stops along the way.
New JerseyConnecticutMassachusettsNew York

Question 8: A memorial statue was erected at ________ in 1954 to celebrate their flight.
London Gatwick AirportLondon Heathrow AirportLondon City AirportLondon Stansted Airport

Question 9: Upon landing in Paris after his own record breaking flight in 1927, ________ told the crowd welcoming him that "Alcock and Brown showed me the way!" [16]
Charles LindberghFranklin D. RooseveltHarry S. TrumanDwight D. Eisenhower

Question 10: Two memorials commemorating the flight are found near the landing spot in ________, Ireland.
County GalwayCounty WexfordCounty MayoCounty Kilkenny
















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