Lucky Lindy Quiz

Lindbergh's historic flight over the Atlantic took place in May of 1927. See what else you know about this American aviator.

Quiz

1. Why did Lindbergh fly solo across the Atlantic?

  • Because there were no commercial flights to Paris at that time.
  • For $25,000.
  • To honor his friend who died trying to make the same flight.

2. What contribution did Charles Lindbergh make to science?

  • He invented an artificial heart.
  • He helped develop the supersonic transport plane.
  • He invented power steering in automobiles.

3. What led to the passing of the Lindbergh Law?

  • Pilots were flying with little or no sleep trying to break his record.
  • The Lindbergh Baby kidnapping.
  • Lindbergh was too vocal in his opposition to U.S. involvement in World War II.

4. What did Lindbergh do that damaged his status as an American hero?

  • He declined to sign up for the U.S. Air Force during World War II.
  • He admitted that he supported Communism.
  • He accepted a medal from Nazi Germany.

5. In his lifetime, Lindbergh was the recipient of many awards. Which of the following was among them?

  • The Nobel Prize.
  • The Purple Heart.
  • The Pulitzer Prize.

1. Why did Lindbergh fly solo across the Atlantic?
For $25,000.

2. What contribution did Charles Lindbergh make to science?
He invented an artificial heart.

3. What led to the passing of the Lindbergh Law?
The Lindbergh Baby kidnapping.

4. What did Lindbergh do that damaged his status as an American hero?
He accepted a medal from Nazi Germany.

5. In his lifetime, Lindbergh was the recipient of many awards. Which of the following was among them?
The Pulitzer Prize.

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