Reading Comprehension Practice Test 1

Test Name: Reading Comprehension Practice Test
Subject Category: English
Test Type: Multiple Choice Questions
Total Score / Questions: 7 / 7
Time Allowed:10 Min
Who Should Practice this Test: Students, job seekers, or professionals who are preparing for competitive exams and interviews.

Reading Comprehension Online Practice Test 1

Read the following passage-1 carefully and then at the end of the passage click on the ‘Start Online Test’ button to begin the quiz.

The famous Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright, are known for their pioneering work in the field of aviation. They were raised in Dayton, Ohio and from a young age, they had a passion for mechanics and innovation. Their interest in flight was sparked by their bicycle shop which they opened in 1892, this eventually lead them to the field of aviation.

The Wright brothers started their quest to build the first powered, heavier-than-air aeroplane in 1899. They used their understanding of physics and mechanics to develop and construct their own flying machines. They carried out numerous glider tests, accumulating important information about lift and drag, before eventually building a powered aircraft. On December 17, 1903, they successfully piloted their aeroplane, at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, setting a key milestone in human history. Despite barely lasting 12 seconds and covered a distance of 120 feet, the flight was a significant accomplishment that would forever change the field of aviation.

The Wright brothers kept refining and developing their aircraft designs after their initial victory at Kitty Hawk. They established the Wright Company to build and market aeroplanes after receiving a patent for their flying machine in 1906. Additionally, they conducted numerous public and military aircraft demonstrations, including the first public flight in 1908 and the first flight in Europe in 1909.

Orville and Wilbur Wright are largely regarded as the pioneers of modern aviation, and the designs of their aircraft served as an inspiration for later advancements in the field. Their innovative thinking, inventiveness, and relentless resolve to master powered flight irrevocably altered the course of history and created brand-new possibilities for communication and travel. Future generations will continue to be motivated by their legacy to achieve great things and break new ground in the aviation industry.


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