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5th gr History Ch 2
5th grade History Test Chapter 2
|Who revolutionized modern transportation?
|What kept people in England from wanting to drive steam cars?
|What kind of transportation was popular in the 1880s and 1890s?
|Which two men developed the gasoline engine?
|Lenoir and Daimler
|Who introduced the Model T?
|In what year was the Model T introduced?
|What term is used to describe the ability to get from place to place?
|What term is used to identify the power of a car's engine?
|What was the Red Flag Act?
|You could only go w2 miles an hour in town and 4 on open road and a person had to walk in front holding a red flag
|True or False: Gasoline-powered carriages were on the road in 1801.
|True or False: Europe had early motor cars that were reliable.
|True or False: The Model T was not Henry Ford's first car.
|True or False: Henry Ford was not the only person to manufacture cars.
|True or False: The term mobility refers to goods moving to the workers instead of the workers moving to the goods.
|False; assembly lines
|True or False: Automobiles made traveling slower.
|True or False: Louis Chevrolet changed the way goods were manufactured.
|False; Henry Ford
|True or False: Early drivers did not need a driver's license.
|True or False: An assembly line is something made long ago.
|How did automobiles change peoples lives?
|1. People could live in one town and work in another 2. People could take trips on their own schedules 3. People could have more freedom to do as they pleased
|What were disadvantages of the steam carriages?
|1. Fuel had to be carried to make the steam. 2. The body had to be heavy to carry the machinery. 3. the engines were noisy.
|Why did Ford's Model T sell better than other cars?
|1. It was affordable and sturdy 2. It was easy to drive 3. It was easy to repair
|What changes did the assembly line bring to businesses?
|1. It helped produce more goods faster 2. Workers did not have to move around the factory as much 3. It made more products affordable
|An american who made gliders with rubber joints
|A box with a fan designed to test how a glider would operate at different wind speeds
|A machine that flies without engine power
|Built the Great Aerodrome with a gasoline engine
|A Greek story of Icarus who flew using wings made of wax and feathers
|The kind of repair shop that funded the Wright brothers' experiments
|Made gliders that looked much like bird's wings and tails
|Where did the Wright brothers live?
|Where did they test their gliders?
|Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
|Men wanting to fly tried first to imitate ____________.
|The Wright brothers' lifelong hobby was to build ________________.
|a flying machine
|Instead of flying, The Great Aerodrome slid into the _____________.
|The Wright brothers wrote to the _______________ Institution for information about flying.
|Some of their ideas came from books written by _____________ and ______________.
|After corresponding with him, the Wright brothers and ____________ became friends.
|True or False: The last one hundred years have shown many changes in travel.
|True or False: The Wright brothers made the first flight with an engine-powered machine in 1909.
|True or False: Orville and Wilbur sent a text message to their father telling him of their flight's success.
|True or False: After the 1903 flight, the Wright brothers were not eager to show their plane to anyone.
|True or False: The Wright brothers needed a diploma to keep others from stealing their idea.
|True or False: When the Wright brothers offered their invention to the United States War Department, it was not immediately accepted.
|True or False: The army wanted proof that the plane could fly for a distance of 125 miles at 40 miles per hour with four men aboard.
|False; two men
|True or False: The first military plane was bought by the army in 1909.
|True or False: The Wright brothers wanted to produce bicycles for the army.
|True or False: A piece of Flyer cloth was taken to the moon by Samuel Langley.
|False; Neil Armstrong
|Orville Wright was the pilot for the ____________ on December 17, 1903.
|The Flyer flew twelve seconds for 120 feet at ______________, North Caroline.
|The flyer had an engine and ______________, or blades driven by a machine.
|the army had given much money to _______________. Because of his failure, the army did not want to see the Wright brothers' plane.
|Air traffic _____________ help pilots safely take off and land their planes.
|Flyer II and Flyer III were improved _____________.