Space exploration
  • 1. What was the name of the first satellite?
A) Explorer 1
B) Apollo1
C) Sputnik
D) Cosmos 1
  • 2. Who was the first man in space?
A) Alan Shepard
B) John Glenn
C) Yuri Gargarin
D) Neil Armstrong
  • 3. Who was the first American in space?
A) Neil Armstrong
B) John Glenn
C) Alan Shepard
D) Gus Grissom
  • 4. Who was the first American to orbit the earth?
A) Neil Armstrong
B) John Glenn
C) Scott Carpenter
D) Alan Shepard
  • 5. Who was the first person on the moon?
A) Michael Collins
B) Neil Armstrong
C) Buzz Aldren
D) John Glenn
  • 6. What year did the first moon walk take place?
A) 1969
B) 1962
C) 1957
D) 1972
  • 7. What is the famous quote from the first moon walk?
A) "Houston, we have a problem."
B) "Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed."
C) "That's one small step far man. One giant leap for mankind."
D) "To go places and do things that have never been done before - that's what living is all about."
  • 8. Where did the Mariner spacecrafts explore?
A) The moon
B) Mars
C) The outer planets
D) The inner planets
  • 9. Where did the Viking spacecrafts explore?
A) The outer planets
B) The inner planets
C) The moon
D) Mars
  • 10. Where did the Apollo spacecrafts explore?
A) The inner planets
B) Mars
C) The outer planets
D) The earth and moon
  • 11. Where did the Voyager spacecrafts explore?
A) Mars
B) The inner planets
C) The outer planets
D) The moon
  • 12. How did the solar system form?
A) From the gravitational attraction between molecules.
B) Neither of the above answers.
C) Both of the above answers.
D) From a the gases left over from an exploding star.
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