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Question 1: In June 1905, Gabriel Voisin tested a glider he had designed and equipped with floats by having it towed on the ________ river by a fast boat .

Question 2: In 1900, Gabriel was hired as a designer for the Universal Exposition in ________.
ParisVersaillesMarseilleÉvry, Essonne

Question 3: Financing of this early Voisin glider had been provided by a wealthy Parisian enthusiast: ________.
Ernest ArchdeaconVoisin-Farman IAviationAnzani

Question 4: Later on, Gabriel Voisin became a major producer of military aircrafts, notably the Voisin III, during ________.
World War ICaucasus CampaignArmenian GenocideWestern Front (World War I)

Question 5: Detractors of the Voisins argue that the ________, which they had helped build ,was only marginally controllable and could not fly out of ground effect, thus disqualifying it as an airplane.
Santos-Dumont DemoiselleSantos-Dumont 14-bisWright FlyerAntoinette (manufacturer)

Question 6: When his grandfather died, Gabriel was sent to school in ________ and Paris where he learned industrial design, a field in which he was exceptionally gifted.

Question 7: Finally, he designed and built exceptional ________ bearing the name " Avions Voisin" , during the 1920s and 1930s.
AutomobileDisc brakeVacuum servoThrottle

Question 8: He was born at Belleville-sur-Saône, ________, and his brother Charles, two years younger than he, was his best friend.
ItalyFranceUnited KingdomCanada


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