Lancaster Anniversary Quiz

Question 1 of 10

Question 1

How many members of crew were there on the average Lancaster Bomber and what was the number made up of?

Seven: pilot, navigator, bomb aimer, flight engineer, wireless operator, mid gunner, rear gunner
Five: pilot, navigator, flight engineer, bomb aimer, rear gunner
Seven: two pilots, navigator, bomb aimer, mid gunner, rear gunner, mid-upper gunner
Five: pilot, bomb aimer, mid gunner, rear gunner, mid-upper gunner

Question 2 of 10

Question 2

Of the original 7,377 built, how many complete Lancaster Bombers remain to this day (airworthy and non-airworthy)?


Question 3 of 10

Question 3

What was the name of the man that primarily designed the Lancaster Bomber?

Barnes Wallis
Roy Chadwick
Edward Curtis Wells
R.J. Mitchell

Question 4 of 10

Question 4

What was the full length of a Lancaster, from the tip of the nose to the top of the tail section?


Question 5 of 10

Question 5

What was the official name of the most famed operation in which the Lancaster played a crucial role?

Operation Chastise
Operation Ricochet
Operation Reprimand
Operation Chastity

Question 6 of 10

Question 6

On what date did the Avro Lancaster make its first successful flight?

January 4, 1941
January 7, 1941
January 9, 1941
January 12, 1941

Question 7 of 10

Question 7

Which of the following Air Forces were NOT primary users of the Lancaster Bomber?

Royal Air Force
Royal Canadian Air Force
Royal Indian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force

Question 8 of 10

Question 8

What was the maximum speed of the Avro Lancaster?

258 mph
282 mph
320 mph
346 mph

Question 9 of 10

Question 9

Other than bombs, what else did the Avro Lancaster drop over Europe during the war?

Medical Supplies
Armament Supplies

Question 10 of 10

Question 10

In what year did the Avro Lancaster retire from active service?


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