Quiz – Qantas

Ten questions about Qantas: its milestones, its logo, its subsidiaries, its history, etc.

Qantas Airbus A380 (VH-OQA) takes off from Lon...
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  1. Qantas was founded in 1920. What was the aircraft type for its first flight, on November 2, 1922?
    A. deHavilland DH.50
    B. deHavilland DH.61
    C. Short Empire C Class Flying Boat
    D. Avro 504K
  2. On which year did Qantas’ logo, the kangaroo, lose its wings, in favour of a simpler shape?
    A. 1947
    B. 1968
    C. 1984
    D. 2007
  3. What is the name of Qantas’ low-cost subsidiary?
    A. JetStar
    B. JetConnect
    C. QantasLink
  4. In 1974, Qantas established a world record for the largest number of passengers carried on a single aircraft. What were the 673 passengers and crew evacuating?
    A. War zone
    B. Epidemic
    C. Risk of political destabilization
    D. Cyclone devastation
  5. Which domestic airline did Qantas buy from the government in 1992? (Please select the name the airline had at the time)
    A. Ansett Australia
    B. Australian National Airways
    C. Australian Airlines
    D. Trans Australia airlines
  6. What name is painted on each Boeing 747-400 aircraft of the Qantas fleet?
    A. Spirit
    B. Dreaming
    C. Longreach
    D. Pacific
  7. True or false: Qantas stands for “Queensland and Northern Territory Air Supplies”.
    A. True
    B. False
  8. In December 2008, Qantas and a second airline confirmed they were discussing a potential merger. Later that month, both parties called off the talks. What was the name of that second airline?
    A. Air New Zealand
    B. British Airways
    C. Cathay Pacific
    D. Singapore Airlines
  9. What was Qantas’ inaugural A380 route?
    A. Melbourne – Los Angeles
    B. Sydney – Los Angeles
    C. Sydney – Singapore – London
    D. Perth – Hong Kong
  10. What is the name of Qantas’ first Airbus A380?
    A. Reginald Ansett
    B. Nancy-Bird Walton
    C. P.G. Taylor
    D. David Warren

You will find the answers on this handy answer sheet: Quiz – Qantas


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