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Read the story and answer the questions to test your comprehension.

While the Wright brothers are thought to be "first in flight" in 1903, they merely created the first successful aircraft. There are many types of airplanes, from civilian to military. The one most people use to travel is a jet aircraft, powered by two "turbine," or jet engines. The first jet aircraft as we know it was first flown in Germany in 1939.

  1. 1. What kind of engines does most commercial aircraft have?
    1. a. Propeller
    2. b. Jet
    3. c. Rotor
  2. 2. When did the Wright brothers take their first flight?
    1. a. 1903
    2. b. 1905
    3. c. 1899
  3. 3. Who was first in flight?
    1. a. The Wright Brothers
    2. b. Thomas Edison
    3. c. Albert Einstein