Women in Aviation
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What was Harriet Quimby’s distinction?
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    She was the first woman in the world to earn a pilot's license.
    she was the first American woman to become a licensed pilot.
    She was the first American woman to make a solo balloon flight.
    She said, "Flying is easier than voting."
  • Question 2
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    Q. Why did Bessie Coleman go to France to learn to fly?
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    The cost of flight school was less.
    She knew how to speak French.
    Racial prejudice was less restrictive.
    The best instructors were in France.
  • Question 3
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    Q. According to the authors, why did the United States lag behind Europe in developing a strongaviation program?
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    There was less racial prejudice in Europe.
    The United States was the birthplace of flight.
    African-Americans went to Europe to be trained as pilots.
    European leaders understood the commercial and military advantages.
  • Question 4
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    Q. What factor contributed to the deaths of both Harriet Quimby and Bessie Coleman?
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    giving flying exhibitions.
    attempting to break a record.
    lack of safety precautions.
    lack of strength and presence of mind.
  • Question 5
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    Q. Which statement best reveals the authors’ perspective on their topic?
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    "American aviation was from its very beginnings marred with sexist and racist assumptions."
    "The story of women in aviation actually goes back to the time of the hot-air balloons."
    "Though she did not fly, Katherine Wright was a major supporter of her brothers' efforts."
    "The strict rules and regulations that govern aviation today didn't exist during the first three decades of flying."
  • Question 6
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    Q. What does it mean to inundate?
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    to make uncomfortable
    to overwhelm
    to underestimate
    to create confusion
  • Question 7
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    Q. restrictive policy is very
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    detailed.
    liberal.
    old-fashioned.
    limiting.
  • Question 8
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    Q. An exhibition is a type of
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    performance.
    instruction.
    examination.
    experiment.
  • Question 9
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    Q. A precaution is something done to
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    save money.
    prepare for the future.
    avoid danger.
    improve performance.
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. the author's reason for writing
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    author's purpose
    precaution
    aeronaut 
  • Question 11
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    Q. comes from the ideas and feelings associated with the word
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    connotation 
    inundate 
    tone
  • Question 12
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    Q. the literal dictionary meaning of a word
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    denotation 
    restrictive
    exhibition 
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