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Edwards Air Force Base: Quiz


Question 1: The track found use after the war as a test area for V-2 rockets captured from ________ in Operation Paperclip.
Axis powersNazismNazi GermanyAdolf Hitler

Question 2: Both lake beds are some of the lowest points in the ________ and they can collect large amounts of precipitation.
Antelope ValleyLong Beach, CaliforniaLos Angeles County, CaliforniaLos Angeles

Question 3: Another notable species is ________: the taller members of this species are called Joshua trees.
Flowering plantMonocotyledonMojave DesertYucca brevifolia

Question 4:

Question 5:
What is the airport code for Edwards Air Force Base?

Question 6:
What type is thing is Edwards Air Force Base?
Military: Air Force Base
Army AirfieldAir Force Base
Special forces-based military unit
Joint Unconventional Warfare Task Force

Question 7: Another aircraft gained world fame in the late 1960s at Edwards: The ________, a precursor to the SR-71 Blackbird, shattered nine records in one day of testing at Edwards.
F-35 Lightning IIF-117 NighthawkF-22 RaptorLockheed YF-12

Question 8: A water stop on the ________ since 1876, the site was largely unsettled until the early 20th century.
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe RailwayAmtrakUnion Pacific RailroadSouthern Pacific Transportation Company

Question 9: The film crew painted one of the Edwards AFB ________ aircraft black and gathered almost every aircraft Edwards AFB could provide, and put them in one side of the hangar for this scene.
General Dynamics/Grumman F-111BF-102 Delta DaggerF-4 Phantom IIGeneral Dynamics F-111

Question 10:
When was Edwards Air Force Base built?
1771; reconstructed in 1933


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