3 August 2023

QUIZ: Was there ever a plane named after Canberra?

| John Coleman
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Was there ever a type of aircraft named after Australia’s capital? Photo: File.

Never mind ‘Spitfire’, has anyone thought to name a plane ‘Canberra’? What colour are the suits astronauts wear inside the space shuttle, and why? And which US Presidents are on Mt Rushmore again?

It’s all in this week’s quiz.

Take the quiz alone, challenge friends or colleagues, but hit the Take the Quiz button below to start (and don’t forget to share your score).

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Tom Worthington4:39 pm 04 Aug 23

The answer about the spacecraft is a bit out of date, as it was retired in 2011. The only reusable spacecraft which lands on a runway today is the Boeing X-37, and it doesn’t have a crew.

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