Glenn Curtiss: Biography, Aircraft & Motorsport


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Which of the following was NOT a job Curtiss had at some point?

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1. Compare Curtiss' achievements. Which achievement had the largest impact on life from 1910-1930? Why?

2. Which record did Curtiss NOT hold?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This helpful quiz and worksheet assesses how much you know about Glenn Curtiss. The quiz requires you to be familiar with one of his achievements that impacted life from 1910 to 1930.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what the quiz covers:

  • Different jobs Glenn Curtiss held
  • An achievement that impacted life in the early 1900s
  • Various records he held
  • A famously used plane
  • Curtiss' collaboration in creating the 'June Bug'

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Glenn Curtiss
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about records Glenn Curtiss held and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding jobs Glenn Curtiss held

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic with the lesson titled Glenn Curtiss: Biography, Aircraft & Motorsport. Here's a brief look at topics in the lesson:

  • An overview of Glenn Curtiss' life
  • Why he was nicknamed the 'fastest man in the world'
  • His induction into the National Aviation Hall of Fame