10 most difficult aviation riddles A list of ten (out of 31) aviation related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Aviation quiz Which airline is the largest by the number of passengers?Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE: DAL), commonly referred to as Delta, is a major American airline, with its headquarters and largest hub at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2013, Delta Air Lines was the world's largest airline in terms of scheduled passengers carried (120.6 million).very hard 21% EmiratesEmirates41%RyanairRyanair16%Lufthansa GroupLufthansa Group20%Delta Air LinesDelta Air Lines21%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 853 answers in 2 languages »airlines riddles » What is the busiest airport in the world? (by number of passengers)Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Hartsfield–Jackson, is an international airport located 11 km south of Atlanta's central business district, in the U.S. state of Georgia. In 2012 it was the busiest airport in the world accommodating 100 million passengers (more than 260,000 passengers daily) and 950,119 flights.very hard 25% London HeathrowLondon Heathrow31%Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International AirportHartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport25%Beijing Capital International AirportBeijing Capital International Airport14%Dubai International AirportDubai International Airport28%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 2115 answers in 4 languages »geography riddles » What was the name of the first and only Soviet space shuttle?Buran (Snowstorm or Blizzard) was the first spaceplane to be produced as part of the Soviet Buran programme. OK-1K1 completed one unmanned spaceflight in 1988, and was destroyed in 2002 It remains the only Soviet reusable spacecraft to be launched into space. very hard 27% UralUral19%BuranBuran27%GagarinGagarin21%BaikalBaikal31%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 3202 answers in 2 languages »technical riddles » Which company produced the world's first commercial jet airliner?De Havilland. English-made de Havilland DH 106 Comet was introduced in 1952 by British Airways. A year after, Comet airframes began suffering catastrophic metal fatigue, with three of them tearing apart during mid-flight.very hard 30% FokkerFokker12%BoeingBoeing34%DouglasDouglas22%De HavillandDe Havilland30%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 5048 answers in 2 languages »history of aviation riddles » How did Amelia Earhart die?Plane crash over the Pacific Ocean. Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. In 1937 she tried to fly around the world but after 40 days the contact with her aircraft was lost. Most likely she crashed somewhere over the Marshall Islands.very hard 30% plane crash over the Pacific Oceanplane crash over the Pacific Ocean30%plane crash over the Adriatic Seaplane crash over the Adriatic Sea9%plane crash over the Atlantic Oceanplane crash over the Atlantic Ocean30%car racing accidentcar racing accident28%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 3478 answers in 3 languages »women riddles » How many airports are in London?7. They are: Airport London-Biggin Hill, Airport London-Heathrow, Airport London-City, Airport London-Gatwick, Airport London-Stansted, Airport London-Luton and Airport London-Southend.very hard 34% 3319%4424%5522%7734%Created by: Ola. Statistics based on 1731 answers in 2 languages »airplanes riddles » What was the name of the Red Baron's plane?Fokker Dr. I. Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen, also known as the "Red Baron", was a German fighter pilot during World War I. He is considered the ace-of-aces of the war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories. The Fokker Dr I it became famous as the aircraft in which Manfred von Richthofen gained his last 19 victories, and in which he was killed on 21 April 1918.very hard 35% Fokker Dr. IFokker Dr. I35%Junkers J. IJunkers J. I20%Hansa Brandenburg B. I.Hansa Brandenburg B. I.13%Messerschmitt 110Messerschmitt 11030%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 1280 answers in 2 languages »World War I riddles » Which airline is the world’s oldest one to still be using its original name?KLM was founded in 1919. Operations stopped during World War II apart from the operations in the Dutch Antilles. The airline is the "Oldest operating airline", but with the 2004 merge with Air France some dispute whether KLM should still hold the crown. QANTAS, founded in 1920, is dubbed "Oldest continuously operating airline".very hard 36% British AirwaysBritish Airways37%Air FranceAir France15%KLMKLM36%SwissairSwissair10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9636 answers in 2 languages »Netherlands riddles » What is the name of the airplane visible in the picture?Tupolev Tu-144. The Tupolev Tu-144 is a retired jet airliner and commercial supersonic transport aircraft (SST). The prototype first flew on 31 December 1968 near Moscow, two months before the first flight of the Concorde. The Tu-144 first went supersonic on 5 June 1969, and on 26 May 1970 became the first commercial transport to exceed Mach 2. very hard 37% Tupolev Tu-144Tupolev Tu-14437%ConcordeConcorde44%Boeing 707Boeing 7079%De Havilland CometDe Havilland Comet8%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 934 answers in 2 languages » The French Open tennis tournament is named after aviator Roland-Garros. What did he do?He flew across the Mediterranean Sea. Roland Garros gained fame for making the flight from Fréjus in France to Bizerte in Tunisia. The following year, Garros joined the French army at the outbreak of World War I. Garros is sometimes erroneously called the world's first fighter ace. In fact, he shot down only four aircraft; the definition of "ace" is five or more victories.very hard 39% he invented a monoplanehe invented a monoplane7%he flew from Paris to Londonhe flew from Paris to London36%he flew across the Mediterranean Seahe flew across the Mediterranean Sea39%he became the first fighter ace of WWIhe became the first fighter ace of WWI16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 18021 answers in 2 languages »Paris riddles » Play aviation quiz and see all the questions.