Quiz: The Drone Quiz
The Drone Quiz
By: Staff
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About This Quiz

These tiny flying machines are everywhere — even carrying packages and pizzas. How much do you know about drones? Take this quiz to find out.

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In what year did the United States first deploy an armed drone?
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Which segment of American society is opposed to the use of the word "drone"?
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In 2014, entrepreneurs in Minnesota were grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) after using drones to deliver what product to fishermen at a local lake?
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True or false: Drones are banned at U.S. national parks.
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As of 2016, the FAA limits consumer drones to what maximum altitude?
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Before 2016, the FAA limited drones to what maximum altitude?
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Which sort of drone was used in the first-ever UCAV strike in the war in Afghanistan?
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The FAA's 2016 regulations rule that consumer drone pilots must be what minimum age?
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According to FAA drone regulations in the Part 107 rule, what is the maximum weight for consumer drones?
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True or false: U.S. consumers must register their drones with the FAA.
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Why did Iceland ban the use of consumer drones at Vatnajokull National Park?
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Vayu is a company that builds drones for what purpose?
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True or false: With appropriate lighting, you can fly a consumer drone after sunset and before sunrise.
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FAA regulations say that you CANNOT fly a drone within how many miles of sporting events that have 30,000 or more spectators?
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As of 2015, the FAA indicated that most "close encounters" (or potentially dangerous close calls) happened when drones flew at what altitude?
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What was the end result when a tourist crashed a drone into Yellowstone National Park's Grand Prismatic Spring in 2014?
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True or false: In the U.S., it is illegal to fly a drone over other people.
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Per FAA rules, what's the maximum ground speed of a consumer drone?
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How many Americans registered their hobbyist drones from December 2015 to February 2016?
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"Micro" drones are those that have what maximum weight?
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True or false: If you're flying a drone within 10 miles (16 kilometers) of an airport, you should contact the control tower in advance to announce your activity.
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What is the maximum fine for flying a drone in U.S. national parks?
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What's the maximum jail time for illegally flying a drone in a national park?
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True or false: A visual observer (VO) is required for operators who fly drones within 10 miles of any airport.
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What is the Boeing Echo Voyager?
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As of 2016, which company sells the most consumer drones?
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As of 2016, how many businesses have received FAA permission to proceed with their commercial operation plans?
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