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Subject: Airplanes
All these questions are about airplanes. Made by Finland.

There are max. 10 points per question.

Question 1:
What is currently the longest operating direct flight in the world (by distance)?
  1. London to New Zealand, 25700 km, 23 hours
  2. Singapore to New York, 15350 km, 18.6 hours
  3. Dallas to Sydney, 13800 km, 17 hours
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Question 2:
When did a manned airplane fly for the first time?
  1. 1886
  2. 1903
  3. 1952
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Question 3:
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic Qantas airways came up with a new idea to avoid a bad financial situation. Namely, it started selling tickets to a new 7-hour-long sightseeing flight over some of the biggest tourist destinations in Australia.

Where does this flight depart and where does it land?

  1. Sydney to Sydney
  2. Adelaide to Melbourne
  3. Adelaide to Perth
Write the answer to the question
Question 4:
An airplane riddle:

There are five airplanes at the airport. All of them are next to each other towards the same direction. Each one of the airplanes has:

  • different color painted on their wings
  • different homeland (Spain, Italy, China, Germany or the United States)
  • different destination (Amsterdam, HongKong, Athens, New York or Stockholm)
  • different time of departure (4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 o’clock)
  • different consignment (hand sanitizer, face masks, disposable gloves, virus tests or toilet paper)

The clues:

  • The Chinese airplane leaves at 5 o’clock and it transports face masks
  • The Italian airplane with white wings is on the left side of the airplane transporting face masks
  • The American (United States) airplane departs at 8 o’clock
  • The airplane with two airplanes on both sides has green wings
  • The Spanish airplane will fly to HongKong. It doesn’t transport virus tests
  • The airplane heading to Amsterdam will leave at 5 o’clock
  • The airplane heading to Stockholm is on the right hand side from the airplane transporting hand sanitizer
  • The airplane heading to New York will depart at 4 o’clock
  • The airplane transporting toilet paper is next to the airplane with purple wings
  • The airplane with orange wings will fly to Amsterdam
  • The German airplane will leave at 6 o’clock and it is on the right hand side of the airplane heading to Stockholm
  • The outermost airplane transports disposable gloves
  • The airplane with black wings is next to the airplane departing at 6 o’clock
  • The airplane transporting toilet paper is next to the airplane transporting disposable gloves
  • The airplane with green wings will depart at 7 o’clock

Where does the airplane with orange wings come from?

  1. Germany
  2. Italy
  3. China
Write the answer to the question
Answer (with text):
C
  • The airplane with orange wings will fly to Amsterdam
  • The Airplane heading to Amsterdam will leave at 5 o’clock
  • The Chinese airplane leaves at 5 o’clock and it transports face masks
Question 5:
Watch this safety instructions video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXb28mVZiJo

How can you use your seat cushion?

  1. It floats
  2. It contains food
  3. It contains the life vest
Write the answer to the question
Answer (with text):
Question 6:
Aircraft marshalling is the job of directing planes on the ground.

Get familiar with the marshalling signals:

Now watch this video of an airplane arriving: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBdWeKrbtJo

Which one of the answers matches the video best?

  1. Place yourself facing me, turn right, straight ahead, turn left, straight ahead, turn right, straight ahead, turn left, straight ahead, move back, normal stop
  2. Place yourself facing me, turn left, straight ahead, turn left, straight ahead, turn left, straight ahead, turn right, straight ahead, move back, chocks inserted
  3. Place yourself facing me, turn left, straight ahead, turn right, straight ahead, turn left, straight ahead, turn right, straight ahead, normal stop, chocks inserted
Write the answer to the question
Answer (with text):
C
Remember that the video is mirrored. The pilots see him from the front - not the back like you do
Question 7:
Do you like flying? Why? Why not?

Write a few lines below. You are being judged on how well you explain yourself

Answer (with text):
Brilliant and well crafted explanation
Question 8:
Make a still life composition of your team members that describes the future of aviation

Take a picture of your composition and upload it

You are being judged on creativity and if we can figure out what you want to describe

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Question 9:
Make a handicraft or a drawing that describes the airplane meal of your dreams

Take a picture of it and upload it

You are bring judged on creativity and choice of materials

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Question 10:
Make three origami airplanes using the instructions below. Try to make all of them as identical as possible

Take a picture of your airplanes and upload it

You are being judged by choice of material, precision and similarity

Answer (by file):

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