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Trivia Quiz - Chuck Yeager: American Pilot

What do you know about Chuck Yeager, American pilot?

Quiz Number: 3238
Date Submitted: October 09, 2009
Quiz Categories: American History, American Military
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: scarlettem
Average Score: 67.2 percent
Times Taken: 215 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6
Quiz is about: Chuck Yeager

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Chuck Yeager American Pilot
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1. Where was Chuck Yeager born?
  A.   North Carolina
  B.   West Virginia
  C.   Kentucky
  D.   Alabama

2. How old was Chuck when he enlisted in the military?
  A.   18
  B.   21
  C.   16
  D.   33

3. In what branch of the military did Chuck Yeager enlist?
  A.   Navy
  B.   Marines
  C.   Army Air Corps
  D.   Coast Guard

4. What was the highest rank attained by Chuck?
  A.   Major
  B.   General
  C.   Colonel
  D.   Captain

5. What did Chuck Yeager do in the airplane called "Glamorous Glennis"?
  A.   he was shot down
  B.   he shot down 53 enemy fighters in the Vietnam War
  C.   became the first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound
  D.   taught President Kennedy to fly

6. Chuck named the plane "Glamourous Glennis" in whose honor?
  A.   his mother
  B.   his wife
  C.   his sister who had died
  D.   his mother-in-law

7. What did Chuck Yeager do in Aug. 2003 that three of his children didn't particularly care for?
  A.   Married a woman 36 years younger than himself
  B.   Applied for a space shuttle mission
  C.   Flew a bombing mission in Iraq
  D.   Renounced his US Citizenship

8. During World War II, Chuck distinguished himself by becoming the first pilot in his group to do what?
  A.   Become an "ace in a day" shooting down 5 enemies in one mission
  B.   become a Major after only 2 weeks in the unit
  C.   first to fly 50 missions in 2 weeks
  D.   fly 14 different aircraft

9. What was one of Chuck's favorite hang outs while he was stationed at Edwards Air Force Base?
  A.   The Elbow Room
  B.   The Turn Around Ranch
  C.   The Happy Bottom RIding Club
  D.   The Miss Mess Room

10. For several years, Chuck Yeager made television commercials for what company?
  A.   AC Delco
  B.   Ever Ready Batteries
  C.   Chevrolet
  D.   Midas Muffler®   

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